Joseph Holt
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
N 37° 50.419 W 086° 34.426
16S E 537503 N 4188183
Quick Description: Joseph Holt in Breckinridge County Kentucky Located 4 mi. E. of Cloverport, on US 60 & KY 144
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 4:41:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVXE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Joseph Holt

Six miles north are birthplace and grave of Joseph Holt, 1807-1896. He was Commissioner of Patents, Postmaster General and Secretary of War in President Buchanan's Administration, 1857-1861. Lincoln named him Judge Advocate General of the Union army in 1862. Holt prosecuted conspirators in the assassination of Lincoln, 1865. He retired as Judge Advocate in 1875.
Marker Name: Joseph Holt

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): 552

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