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Major Henry Harrison Young

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
1. Major Henry Harrison Young Marker
Inscription.  
Rhode Island's Tribute to
Major Henry Harrison Young
for valor, during the Civil War,
1861 - 1865.
Major Second R.I. Volunteers Inf'.
Brevet Lieut. Col. U.S. Vols.
Chief of Scouts to Gen. Sheridan.

"To Major H.H. Young, of my staff, Chief of Scouts, and the thirty or forty men of his command, who took their hands, cheerfully going wherever ordered, to obtain that great essential of success, information, I tender my gratitude. Ten of these men were lost."
P.H. Sheridan,
Major General Commanding

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 49.506′ N, 71° 24.825′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Memorial is on Exchange Terrace 0.1 miles east of Fountain Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Kennedy Plaza, Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephanie and Ashley (about 400 feet away,
Major Henry Harrison Young Statue image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
2. Major Henry Harrison Young Statue
measured in a direct line); Providence Harbor History (about 400 feet away); Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 (about 500 feet away); Wall of Hope (about 500 feet away); Ambrose Burnside Memorial (about 600 feet away); Fountain Street (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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