Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Gladden Home Site

Marker ID: SCHM 40-99
Location: Wheat Street, just W of intersection with Pickens Street, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 33° 59.59    W 081° 1.48
  33.99316666    -81.02466666
Style: Free Standing **


States - rights advocate Adley Hogan Gladden, who lived here before the Civil War, served Columbia as postmaster 1841 - 45 and was later bursar of S. C. College, captain of the governor´s guard, and intendant of Columbia 1851 - 52. In 1847 he assumed command of the Palmetto Regiment during the Mexican War and later rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Civil War. Gladden was killed in Tennessee at the Battle of Shiloh, 1862.

Erected by University of S. C. Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution - 1987