Henry Tureman Allen

Henry Tureman Allen (HM231R)

Location: Sharpsburg, KY 40374 Bath County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.123', W 83° 55.761'

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Side 1Born in Sharpsburg on April 13, 1859, Allen attended Peeks Mill Military Academy and Georgetown College before graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1882. He was sent to the western frontier, where he led an expedition that mapped 1500 miles of Alaska wilderness and rivers in 1885. He served as an instructor at West Point from 1888-1890.
Side 2Allen served briefly in the Spanish-American War in Cuba (1898) and was promoted to brigadier general in 1917. He commanded the 90th Cavalry Division in World War I and served as commander of the American occupation of Germany following the war. Promoted to major general in 1921, he retired three years later. Allen died on August 29, 1930, and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
HM NumberHM231R
Year Placed2016
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 243491 N 4232290
Decimal Degrees38.20205000, -83.92935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.123', W 83° 55.761'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 7.38" N, 83° 55' 45.66" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-36 Camp St, Sharpsburg KY 40374, US
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