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Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

John Williams

 
 
John Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. John Williams Marker
Inscription.  
Captain U.S. Navy U.S.S. Pawee
Medal of Honor
Issued
3-April-1863
 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 30° 14.033′ N, 93° 13.316′ W. Marker is in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish. Memorial can be reached from Veterans Memorial Boulevard near West Pryce Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Charles LA 70601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emanual Stance (here, next to this marker); Steven L. Bennet (here, next to this marker); Hampton M. Roach (here, next to this marker); Howard Gilmore (here, next to this marker); Charles W. Anderson (here, next to this marker); John R. Kane (here, next to this marker); John Osborne (here, next to this marker); Homer L. Wise (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Charles.
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More about this marker. Located at the Louisiana Medal of Honor fountain in the Lake Charles Veterans Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .  Capt. Williams Citation page. (Submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
John Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. John Williams Marker
MoH Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
3. MoH Marker
In honor of all recipients Congressional Medal of Honor- Highest U.S.Military decoration awarded. Established Dec. 21, 1861 - Congressional Bill approved by President Lincoln. Over Thirty Four Hundred recipients/1998
Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
4. Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor Marker
Medal of Honor Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
5. Medal of Honor Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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