Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Daviess Countians Who Served
1972 - Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways – 1456
Erected 1972 by 82 buddies of Yellow Banks Barracks 2429, Kentucky Historical Society, and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1456.)
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 37° 46.481′ N, 87° 6.749′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Memorial is on St Ann Street south of West 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located beside the sidewalk at the northeast corner of the Daviess County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Courthouse Burned (here, next to this marker); Daviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker); Wendell H. Ford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Graham Vest / "Tribute to a Dog" (about 300 feet away); Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor (about 400 feet away); Vietnam Honor Roll (approx. 8 miles away in Indiana); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 8.1 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
Also see . . . Daviess Countians Who Served in World War I.
Brigadier General Thomas Cruse attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, eventually finding his way to Arizona where, as a cavalry officer, he helped fight against Geronimo.
Brigadier General Ira Allen Haynes graduated from West Point in 1883, becoming a colonel in 1912 and a brigadier general in 1917, serving in France from August 1918 until April 1919.
Major General Logan Feland graduated from MIT in 1892. Although he was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Feland served as captain of the Owensboro State Guard company following the Spanish-American War. (Submitted on July 7, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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