Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Generals
Union Generals from Greensburg.
MAJ. GEN. WM. T. WARD, 1808-1878. Congressman 1851-53. He recruited three regiments in this area. On Sept. 2, 1864 Atlanta surrendered to him. In Sherman’s March to Sea.
BRIG. GEN. E.H. HOBSON, 1825-1901, leader of 13th Ky. Inf., engaged at Shiloh, Corinth, Perryville. July 1863, pursued Morgan across Ky. to his capture in N.E. Ohio.
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 603.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 15.567′ N, 85° 29.959′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker is on S. Depot Street south of Henry Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (within shouting distance of this marker); Unique Father and Son (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct General Edward Henry Hobson (about 800 feet away); Greensburg Courthouse (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green County Architecture Heritage History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green Countians Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green County, 1792 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
Also see . . .
1. William Thomas Ward - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
2. Edward H. Hobson - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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