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Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers

 
 
Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
1. Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of two Revolutionary War soldiers who chose Saline County, Arkansas as their home. After enlisting in the spring of 1777, they served through the winter at Valley Forge and to the end of the war in 1783.

ASHER BAGLEY, Private
BENJAMIN BRYANT, Private
Ogden’s Company
1st New Jersey Regiment of Foot
Army of the Revolution
 
Erected 1976 by Benton-Saline County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
 
Location. 34° 33.883′ N, 92° 35.234′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Memorial is at the intersection of W. Sevier Street and N. Main Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Sevier Street. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the grounds of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benton AR 72015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saline County's Everlasting Tribute (a few steps from this marker);
Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
2. Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
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Saline County Records (a few steps from this marker); Saline County in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Persian Gulf War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Quapaws, Choctaws, and Chickasaws Passed Here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Benton Courier (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
Memorials at Saline County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
3. Memorials at Saline County Courthouse
Revolutionary War Soldiers marker at far left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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