Hyattsville in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas R Hawkins
Thomas R Hawkins
Medal of Honor
Sergeant Major 6th US Colored Infantry
1840 † 1870
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 38° 54.519′ N, 76° 52.781′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Sheriff Road. Click for map. Marker is in National Harmony Memorial Park 7101 Sheriff Road. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Osborne Perry Anderson (here, next to this marker); Christian A Fleetwood (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Keckly (here, next to this marker); Philip Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Park High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Beall’s Pleasure (approx. 1.5 miles away); Ridgeley Rosenwald School (approx. 1.6 miles away); All Veterans of Seat Pleasant (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hyattsville.
More about this marker. 23 year-old, 5 foot 4 inch plasterer, Thomas Hawkins enlisted for 3 years in the 6th USC Infantry on the 4th of August 1863 as a substitute for Henry Passmore
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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