Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor
The President, CSA, in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for "every signal victory." At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. 72 Kentuckians coming from 34 counties were so honoured. Three were from Daviess County. Over.
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Albert M. Hathaway
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
Sept. 19-20, 1863
John L. Bell (Killed in action)
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.,
Corp., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1183.)
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 37° 46.428′ N, 87° 6.794′ W. Marker is in OwensboroTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 St Ann Street, Owensboro KY 42303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Graham Vest / "Tribute to a Dog" (within shouting distance of this marker); Wendell H. Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker); Daviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daviess Countians Who Served (about 400 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 400 feet away); Bill Smothers Park (about 800 feet away); Old Trinity Centre (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
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