Fort Williams - Glasgow, KY
N 36° 59.874 W 085° 55.552
16S E 595576 N 4095178
Quick Description: Historic fort surrounded by a cemetery on this Glasgow hill.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2009 12:45:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM76HW
Site of Civil War fort built in spring of 1863. Attacked Oct. 6 by Confederate Col. John M Hughes and his 25th Tenn. Infantry. US troops under Maj. Samuel Martin suprised. 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 1st Kentucky (Orphan) Brigade, CSA.