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Allen in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Allens’ Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

 
 
Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 17, 2013
1. Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.
Civil War
Captain
William G. Whitney
1840 - 1915
Born: Allen, Michigan
Company B Eleventh
Michigan Infantry
Medal of Honor Award:
September 20, 1863
Chickamauga, Georgia

Vietnam War
Staff Sergeant
James Leroy Bondsteel
1947 - 1987
Born: Jackson, Michigan
Company A, 2nd Battalion,
2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Div.
Medal of Honor Award:
May 24, 1969
An Loc Province, Republic of Vietnam

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 41° 57.388′ N, 84° 46.24′ W. Marker is in Allen, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is on West Chicago Road (U.S. 12) 0.1 miles west of Park Drive, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the Allen Area Historical Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 W. Chicago Rd., Allen MI 49227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Moses Allen (a few steps from this marker); Allen Civil War Monument (approx. half a mile away); Quincy Public Library (approx. 5.9 miles away); Grosvenor House
Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 17, 2013
2. Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 6 miles away); Congregational Church of Litchfield (approx. 6.2 miles away); Hillsdale College (approx. 7.2 miles away); College Baptist Church (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Allen.
 
Also see . . .
1. William G. Whitney. Record from the official website of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 

2. James Leroy Bondsteel. Record from the official website of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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