Fort Williams

Fort Williams (HMQCH)

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

N 37° 0.018', W 85° 55.631'

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Site of Civil War fort built in spring of 1863. Attacked Oct. 6 by Confederate Col. John M. Hughs and his 25th Tenn. Infantry. US troops under Maj. Samuel Martin surprised. Over 200 horses captured, part of fort burned, and 142 men taken prisoner, later paroled. In nearby cemetery is buried Gen. Joseph H. Lewis, Commander of lst Kentucky (Orphan) Brigade, CSA.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1290
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Dept. of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 595456 N 4095443
Decimal Degrees37.00030000, -85.92718333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.018', W 85° 55.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 1.08" N, 85° 55' 37.86" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190-832 Cross St, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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