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Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees

 
 
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
1. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
Inscription.
United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio Harrison County

Civil War

*Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Namozine Church, Virginia 1865
*Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Sailor's Creek, Virginia 1865
McClelland, James M. Private Mississippi 1863
McGonagle, Wilson Private Mississippi 1863
Petty, Orlando Henderson Lt. Boise de Belleau, France 1918

*Double Awardee
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 40° 16.37′ N, 80° 59.837′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 250) and Ohio Route 9, on the left on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 South Main Street, Cadiz OH 43907, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bishop Matthew Simpson (a few steps from this marker); Cadiz, Ohio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark Gable (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. half a
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
2. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
mile away); M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers (approx. 5.7 miles away); New Athens, Ohio (approx. 5.9 miles away); Franklin College / Cornerstone of Civil Rights (approx. 5.9 miles away); Historic Hopedale / Clark Gable, "The King of Hollywood" (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cadiz.
 
Regarding Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees. Thomas Custer, brother of General George Armstrong Custer, served and died at his brother's side. He is one of fewer than two dozen individuals to receive the Congressional Medal of honor twice.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, World I
 
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
3. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
The Medal of Honorees Marker sits adjacent to a Veteran's Memorial on the corner at the Harrison County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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