Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists

Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists (HM1DWJ)

Location: Glasgow, KY 42141 Barren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.744', W 85° 54.782'

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(side 1)
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour

The President (CSA), in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for "every signal victory." At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. More from Barren than any other Ky. county received medal. Over

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Barren County CSA Medalists

Stone's River
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Enoch S. Jones, Corp. Co. D 6th Ky Inf. · James Beverly Lewis 1st Sgt., Co. C, 6th Ky. Inf.
Thomas W. Payne, Pvt., Co. E 6th Ky. Inf. · George Walter Rogers, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf

Chickamauga
Sept. 19-20, 1863
Ephraim R. Smith, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf. · Bayard Taylor Smith, 2nd Lt., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf.
Marcellus Smith Mathews, Pvt., Co. D, 6th Ky. Inf.
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HM NumberHM1DWJ
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1133
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596721 N 4094951
Decimal Degrees36.99573333, -85.91303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.744', W 85° 54.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 44.64" N, 85° 54' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-498 Court House Square, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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