|Death: ||May 9, 1862|
William T. Casto was a former Mayor of Maysville who was shot and killed in one of the last, if not the last, duels fought in Kentucky.
SCOURCE: "Famous Kentucky Duels", by C. Winston Coleman, Jr. copyright 1969, Henry Clay Press, Box 116, Lexington, Kentucky. Library of Congress #70-91639, Standard Book #87642-006-4, Library #394.8.
Plot: Section 6, Lot 178.
Created by: David L. Bush
Record added: Oct 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9607014
The inscription on this monument reads: "A Patriot, his Country's firm unwavering friend, he was willing to die for his Principles and as a man of Honor nobly fell a Veteran of the sacred and invincible right of personal liberty."|
Added: Jul. 21, 2013
T'was a poor way to treat an American citizen. I can kind of understand your frustration, but then on the other hand, were you inciting rebellion?? Well, not much to be done about it know. The war's been over for 140 + years. Rest in peace. |
David L. Bush
Added: Oct. 16, 2004