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Near Morgantown in Butler County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Granville Allen

 
 
Granville Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Granville Allen Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  First Union soldier killed in west Kentucky while skirmishing on the Big Hill with CSA scouting party Oct. 29, 1861. A stone monument erected, 1894, by Granville Allen, Post 98, G.A.R., marks the place. Member of Co. D, 17th Kentucky Inf., enrolled by Col. John H. McHenry, Calhoun, Oct. 3, 1861. Union army volunteers south of Green River risked danger for home and family.
 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1172.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 14.035′ N, 86° 42.437′ W. Marker is near Morgantown, Kentucky, in Butler County. Marker is on Logansport Road (Kentucky Route 403), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1292 Logansport Road, Morgantown KY 42261, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgantown / Daniel Morgan (approx. 1.4 miles away); County Named, 1810 (approx. 1.4
Granville Allen Marker looking west on Logansport Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Granville Allen Marker looking west on Logansport Road.
miles away); Major Andrew Graff Hamilton (approx. 1.4 miles away); Maurice Hudson Thatcher (1870-1973) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bishop John Monroe Moore (approx. 1 miles away); William S. Taylor (1853-1928) (approx. 1 miles away); Birthplace of Hines (approx. 5.2 miles away); Little Muddy Community (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the nearby Granville Allen stone memorial, cut into the face of a rock wall. • Can you help?
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