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Medal of Honor Monument

 
 
Medal of Honor Monument<br>John Denny image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
1. Medal of Honor Monument
John Denny
Inscription.
[Front]:
John Denny
Sergeant, United States Army
Company B, 9th U.S. Cavalry
Awarded the Medal of Honor
at Las Animas Canyon, New Mexico
18 September 1879
Born 1846 Big Flats, New York
Citation
Removed a wounded comrade under heavy
fire to a place of safety.

[Reverse}:
Thomas P. Gere
First Lieutenant
Adjutant, 5th Minnesota Infantry
Awarded the Medal of Honor
at Nashville, Tennessee
16 December 1864
Born 1842, Wellesburg, New York
Citation
Capture of Flag of 4th Mississippi, CSA

 
Erected by Town of Big Flats, New York, and the City of Elmira, New York (John Denny); County of Chemung, New York, the Village of Wellesburg, New York, and the Town of Ashland, New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 42° 5.366′ N, 76° 48.467′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elmira NY 14901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Medal of Honor Monument<br>John Denny image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Medal of Honor Monument
John Denny
. Chemung County World War II Monument (a few steps from this marker); Chemung County World War I Monument (a few steps from this marker); Chemung County Korea and Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); AFL-CIO Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Crystal Eastman (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Second Street Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens Cascade (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elmira.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Denny. John Denny (1846 – November 26, 1901) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western United States. (Submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Thomas P Gere. Thomas Parke Gere (December 10, 1842 – January 8, 1912) was a Union Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Nashville in the American Civil War. (Submitted on November 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Medal of Honor Monument<br>Thomas P. Gere image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Medal of Honor Monument
Thomas P. Gere
 
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Medal of Honor Monument<br>Thomas P. Gere image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
4. Medal of Honor Monument
Thomas P. Gere
John Denny (1946-1901) image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. John Denny (1946-1901)
Thomas P. Gere (1842-1912) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 1863
6. Thomas P. Gere (1842-1912)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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