Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pvt. James Daniel Gardner

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

 
 
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Marker
Inscription.
36th U.S. Colored Troops
Sept. 16, 1839 - Sept. 29, 1905
Served during the Civil War as a private in
Company 1, 36th United States Colored Troops.
He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his
bravery at the Battle of Chapins Farm,
Virginia on September 29, 1864.

 
Erected 2005 by Gloucester County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 37° 24.887′ N, 76° 31.757′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Gloucester Courthouse Grounds, in the median. Click for map. Business US 17 and Blair Road. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gloucester in the Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Court House (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam John Clayton (a few steps from this marker); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (a few steps from this marker); Werowocomoco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birdsall Building
Full view of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
2. Full view of monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Calhoun Walker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cappahosic (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Also see . . .  James Gardner - Medal of Honor. (Submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. U.S.C.T.
 
Categories. African AmericansHeroesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
James Daniel Gardner image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
3. James Daniel Gardner
Photo attached to monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement