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  • 08/15/18--09:27: General Michael P.C. Carns
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    General Carns served at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base as Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing from March 1979 to October 1980. During this period, he developed and implemented a unique combat readiness training . . .

    (Military • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    General Rosencrans served at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base as Wing Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing from May 1970 to July 1971. During this period, the Wing converted from the F-100 aircraft to the A-7D Corsair . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:34: 13th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 13th Ohio Infantry, Dick's Brigade, Van Cleve's Division, 21st Army Corps. Text on the Back Side of the Monument: This Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Elhanon M. Mast commanding, . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:35: 86th Indiana Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Eighty-Sixth Regiment Infantry. (Dick) Second Brigade.(Dick) Third Division.(Van Cleve) Twenty-First Corps.(Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 2 p.m.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:35: Dick's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Dick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George F. Dick. Sept. 19, 1863, 1:30 P.M.- 1st Position 44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich. 86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick. 13th . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:36: Van Cleve's Division
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve. September 19th, 1863, 2 p.m. 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Samuel Beatty. 2nd Brigade - Colonel George F. Dick. 3rd Brigade - Colonel . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:36: 79th Indiana Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Seventy-Ninth Regiment Infantry. (Kneffler) First Brigade.(S. Beatty) Third Division.(Van Cleve) Twenty-First Corps.(Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 2:30 p.m.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Brigadier General Thomas M. Knoles, a command pilot in the United States Air Force, was born in 1927 in Flagstaff, Arizona, and graduated from Flagstaff High School in 1945. He attended the University of Arizona prior to . . .

    (Military • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Brigadier General William Donald Curry Jr. was born in Minneapolis in 1926. He entered the service from Marshalltown, IA, during WWII and served as a B-24 Crew Chief until entering the US Military Academy. Upon graduation in . . .

    (War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:13: "Uncle" Charlie Moran
  • Danville, Kentucky.
    Colorful college football coach and National Baseball League umpire. Coached Praying Colonels of Centre College into national football spotlight, 1916-23. See other side. First coached, 1898-99, at Bethel College, . . .

    (Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:16: Man Car / Ambulance
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    A man car is used in underground mining operations to transport miners to and from shafts to underground mining locations, traveling on a railroad. These man cars usually held eight miners, packed tightly with their . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:19: Pneumatic Rock Drill
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    The pneumatic rock drill, also called a jackleg drill, was the most versatile rock drill used at the Homestake Mine and mines worldwide. This drill was used to drill holes that were then loaded with explosives for blasting . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:33: Father of the Blues
  • Henderson, Kentucky.
    William Christopher (W.C.) Handy, the Father of the Blues, lived in Henderson from 1892 to 1903. Handy, recognized as the first person to publish the blues, received his "calling" to create this written record while in . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee 38th Regiment & Murray's Battalion Infantry Wright's Brigade Cheatham's Division 1:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:41: Saint Rose Priory
  • near Springfield, Kentucky.
    Founded, 1806, by Fr. Fenwick from Maryland. First Dominican religious house and second oldest priory in the U.S. Site of first Catholic college west of Alleghenies, 1807. St. Thomas School here, 1809-28. Jefferson Davis, . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Springfield, Kentucky.
    Grundy Plantation Settled by George and Elizabeth Grundy in 1780 after fleeing war-torn Berkeley Co., Va. This wilderness frontier of Va., then called Kaintuckee, became a state in 1792. Son Samuel stayed on the farm and . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:51: Matthew Walton
  • Springfield, Kentucky.
    Home, office of political "father" of Washington Co. Born, Va. Came Ky., 1784. Danville Convs., 1785, 1787; Va. Fed. Const. Ratification Conv., 1788; Va. Assembly, 1790; Ky. Const. Conv., 1792; Legis., 1792, 1795, 1808; Ky. . . .

    (Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--11:53: Washington County
  • Fredericktown, Kentucky.
    The first county formed by first Assembly of Kentucky, 1792. Named for Geo. Washington. Springfield, county seat, laid off, 1793, by Matthew Walton; veteran of War of Revolution, legislator. Courthouse built in 1816, oldest . . .

    (Notable Places • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--12:10: The 1937 Flood
  • Henderson, Kentucky.
    The Ohio River Valley's worst flood occurred in January-February 1937. Three weeks of continuous rain, sleet and snow dropped 21 inches of precipitation during this period. The Ohio River reached its crest in Henderson on . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--12:12: The Ohio River
  • Henderson, Kentucky.
    From its starting point at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Ohio River flows 981 miles in a southwesterly direction to Cairo, Illinois, where it joins the Mississippi . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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