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Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Generals

 
 
Civil War Generals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. Civil War Generals Marker
Inscription.  

Union Generals from Greensburg.

MAJ. GEN. WM. T. WARD, 1808-1878. Congressman 1851-53. He recruited three regiments in this area. On Sept. 2, 1864 Atlanta surrendered to him. In Sherman’s March to Sea.

BRIG. GEN. E.H. HOBSON, 1825-1901, leader of 13th Ky. Inf., engaged at Shiloh, Corinth, Perryville. July 1863, pursued Morgan across Ky. to his capture in N.E. Ohio.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 603.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 15.567′ N, 85° 29.959′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker is on S. Depot Street south of Henry Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (within shouting distance of this marker); Unique Father and Son (about 500
Marker in Front of Home of General Hobson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. Marker in Front of Home of General Hobson
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feet away, measured in a direct line); General Edward Henry Hobson (about 800 feet away); Greensburg Courthouse (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green County Architecture Heritage History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green Countians Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green County, 1792 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Thomas Ward - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
2. Edward H. Hobson - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
 
View to South Along S. Depot Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
3. View to South Along S. Depot Street
Marker is on left (east) side of street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Oct. 3, 2022