Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Congressional Medal of Honor
Recipients of Ohio County
1865 Josiah M. Curtis
1865 Daniel A. Wood
1865 Joseph McCauslin
1865 Thomas Anderson
1869 Michael Corcoran
1874 William Dixon
1875 Daniel Bishop
1904 Robert Edward Cox
Spanish American War
1914 Henry Nehemiah Nickerson
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 40° 4.092′ N, 80° 43.489′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Memorial is on Wheeling Heritage Trail west of Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Wheeling Wharf (within shouting distance Wheeling -- "a pretty considerable Village" (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Henry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Siege of Fort Henry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (about 400 feet away); Wheeling Suspension Bridge (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
1. Henry Nehemiah Nickerson
Henry Nehemiah Nickerson was a Boatswain's Mate who showed extraordinary heroism during the siege of Vera Cruz on April 21, 1914. The Spanish American War began and ended in 1898. The Siege of Vera Cruz was the US reaction to the Tampico Affair in 1914.
— Submitted November 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
2. Robert Edward Cox
Robert Edward Cox was a Gunner's Mate who was honored for fighting a fire on the USS Missouri in 1904.
— Submitted November 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring,
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