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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gladden Home Site

 
 
Gladden Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Gladden Home Site Marker
Inscription. States-rights advocate Adley Hogan Gladden, who lived here before the Civil War, served Columbia as postmaster 1841-45 and was later bursar of S. C. College, captain of the Governor's Guard, and intendant of Columbia 1851-52. In 1847 he assumed command of the Palmetto Regiment during the Mexican War and later rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Civil War. Gladden was killed in Tennessee at the Battle of Shiloh, 1862.
 
Erected 1987 by The University of S.C. Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 40-99.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 59.59′ N, 81° 1.48′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Wheat Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Marion Street and Pickens Street. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington High School (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blossom Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mexican Border and World War Memorial
Gladden Home Site Marker, looking west image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
2. Gladden Home Site Marker, looking west
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Parade Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Youth Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Statue of Liberty Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maxcy Gregg Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rutledge College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Regarding Gladden Home Site. After moving to Columbia, Gladden was working as a cotton broker and later by President Taylor appointed postmaster. During the Mexican-American War He served as Major and Lieutenant Colonel in Palimetto Regiment. In the Battle of Belen Gate, he was wounded.
After the war, Gladden moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1861 he took command of the 1st South Carolina Regiment as a lieutenant colonel, and shortly thereafter he was transferred to the 1st Louisiana Regulars and promoted to Colonel. After the Battle of Pensacola , Gladden rose to the rank of brigadier general on 30 October 1861. In the Battle of Shiloh 6 April 1862 , a Shrapnel wound , his arm was amputated in the Field hospital and died six days later. His grave is in Magnolia Cemetery , Mobile,
Gladden Home Site Marker, looking east image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
3. Gladden Home Site Marker, looking east
Children Center seen in background, at present day site
Alabama.
(Wikipedia)
 
Also see . . .  History Central; Confederate Generals. General Adley Hogan Gladden, C.S.A. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
General Adley Hogan Gladden image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. General Adley Hogan Gladden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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