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Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers

 
 
Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
1. Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
Inscription.

In honor of two Revolutionary War soldiers who chose Saline County, Arkansas as their home. After enlisting in the spring of 1777, they served through the winter at Valley Forge and to the end of the war in 1783.

ASHER BAGLEY, Private
BENJAMIN BRYANT, Private
Ogden’s Company
1st New Jersey Regiment of Foot
Army of the Revolution
 
Erected 1976 by Benton-Saline County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 34° 33.883′ N, 92° 35.234′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Sevier Street and N. Main Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Sevier Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Benton AR 72015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saline County's Everlasting Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Saline County Records (a few steps from this marker); Saline County in the Civil War
Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
2. Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Quapaws, Choctaws, and Chickasaws Passed Here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gann Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Soto Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); 11th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); Bauxite, Arkansas (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Memorials at Saline County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2016
3. Memorials at Saline County Courthouse
Revolutionary War Soldiers marker at far left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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