Gen. A.E. Burnside Birthplace Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Wild Road
N 39° 37.445 W 084° 54.370
16S E 679712 N 4388130
Quick Description: Historical plaque on a rock sitting off of St. Rt. 27 south of Liberty, Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2008 4:43:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM3K7R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
Views: 25

Long Description:
Burnside had an active Civil War career leading troops while at the First Bull Run, North Carolina, Tennessee, Antietam, & Fredericksburg.
He was responsible for stopping John Hunt Morgan's Confederate's troops when they decided to take on southern Indiana and southern Ohio.

Take a look at the link provided- we get our term "sideburns" due to the way Gen. Burnside wore his hair.

This is a plaque honoring the birthplace of General A.E. Burnside's birthplace- the homestead is now gone. This marker was erected due to the efforts of the National Society of Daughters of the Union [186101865]

Little room to pull off and park on this "not-so-busy"- but fast moving road. Watch out for speeding cars. There is a guard rail that blocks off the remnant of a pull off around the marker.
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