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Billy Sherman

Confederate Horse

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 5, 2013
1. Billy Sherman Marker
Inscription.
Billy Sherman
Confederate horse
captured by
L.N. Pratt, 1st Bugler
Co. M., N.Y. Lt. Arty.
at Battle of Chattanooga
Riden by him in
Sherman's March to the Sea
Died 1887 - 32 yrs.

 
Erected 1973 by Wilson Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 18.576′ N, 78° 48.75′ W. Marker is in Wilson, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Wilson Burt Road (County Road 52) 0.7 miles west of Maple Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NY 14172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First School House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lake Street and Young Street (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wilson Collegiate Institute 1845 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tabor Bridge (approx. mile away); Pettit Street and Chestnut Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Log House Built in 1818 by Reuben Wilson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Corner of Pettit and Bay Street (approx. one mile away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Billy Sherman, The Confederate Horse From Wilson
Billy Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 5, 2013
2. Billy Sherman Marker
. Niagara County Bicentennial Committee (Submitted on November 8, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Niagara County Historical Society. (Submitted on November 8, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Wilson Historical Society. (Submitted on November 8, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. AnimalsWar, US Civil
 
Billy Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 5, 2013
3. Billy Sherman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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