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Fort Scott Civil War Memorial Marker
Photographer: Thomas Onions
Taken: August 19, 2009
Caption: Fort Scott Civil War Memorial Marker
Additional Description: Headstone of Medal of Honor Recipient William H. Longshore - Pvt. Longshore received his Medal of Honor for being part of the "forelorn hope" in the Battle of Vicksburg. Pvt. Longshore was part of the William Lytle G.A.R. Post 32. Pvt. Longshore is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery southwest of town.
Submitted: September 5, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.
Database Locator Identification Number: p76255
File Size: 0.378 Megabytes


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