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McMillian's Landing was a crossing point for both Union and Confederate troops making their way between Kentucky and Tennessee. Both forces viewed Monroe County and Tompkinsville as a key position for entry to central Kentucky and points northward…
By 1798, pioneers had begun settling in this area. Around 1835, a small community was formed and named Gamaliel, after a teacher in the New Testament. In 1836, John Hayes and James Crawford donated 10 acres of land for community development. On th…
Erected by community of Fountain Run sponsored by Womans Club.
In honor of all who served and dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice.
World War I
1917 - 1918
John T. Bertram
World War II
1941 - 1945
A Revolutionary War soldier, came from Virginia to this region of Kentucky around 1798. Many of his descendants are buried in this old burying ground. To their memory we erect this cairn. May those who make the pilgrimage to this site reflect on t…
Dedicated toAlpha Battery1-623rd FA (SECFOR)
7 Nov. 200417 Jan, 2006First column:SPC ANTHONY ANDERSON · SGT CRAIG ANDERSON · SGT SEAN ANDERSON · SSG JOSHUA AVERY · SGT FRED BAILEY · S…
In 1861, during Civil War, land was donated by J.B. Evans for burial of Union soldiers. By end of the war, it contained 115 troops who died in this region. Due to small size and remote location, most soldiers moved to Nashville Nat'l Cemetery, 186…
John M. Fraim organized the 9th Kentucky Infantry (USA) at Camp Anderson in 1861.
Monroe County Cemetery Book Volume 2, page 98-99.
Robert Comer James CreekGeorge Crow Grant Crow Meredith Davis Hiram DeckardWilliam Dickerson John DotsonAndrew Eakle Benjamin FordHenry Fowler Hiram GistShepherd Gum Jasper HayesBenjamin Holcomb Cyrus JenkinsGeorge Jenkins Nathaniel JonesThomas Pr…
At this site Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan began his famous "First Kentucky Raid." His objective was the destruction of the Union force in and around Tompkinsville. Riding through the night, Morgan and his raiders left Celina, Tennessee on …
July 9, 1862, Morgan's Raiders, coming from Tenn. on first raid into Ky., attacked force of 9th Pa. Cav. at USA garrison. Raiders captured 30 of retreating enemy and destroyed tents and stores. They took 20 wagons, 50 mules, 40 horses, sugar and c…