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Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Williams

1863 – 1865

 
 
Fort Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
1. Fort Williams Marker
Inscription. On 6 October, 1863, Confederate forces raided Fort Williams. Union losses were 9 KIA, 26 WIA and 226 POW. Confederate losses were 1 KIA and 4 WIA.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 36° 59.863′ N, 85° 55.516′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker can be reached from Fort Williams Way south of Cross Street. Touch for map. Marker is located outside the east parapet of the fort. . Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack on Fort Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Glasgow (within shouting distance of this marker); General Joseph H. Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Glasgow Municipal Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Billy Vaughn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Barren County World War I Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Luska Joseph Twyman (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Williams site of Civil War Skirmish. From the April 10, 2011 edition of the Glasgow Daily Times. (Submitted on September 3, 2015.) 

2. Fort Williams - City of Glasgow website. Includes an aerial photograph
Fort Williams Marker next to Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
2. Fort Williams Marker next to Bicentennial Time Capsule
Time capsule to be opened in 2050
of the fort. (Submitted on September 3, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
East Parapet of Fort Williams image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
3. East Parapet of Fort Williams
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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