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Near Kossuth in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The 77 Unknown Soldiers

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 18, 2019
1. The 77 Unknown Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
The 75 Unknown American Soldiers
of the War of 1812
buried in this cemetery.

Death came to these Patriots ether while on duty at For Amanda or while in the Fort Hospital to which wounded were returned from the forward area. The British burning of the War Records Office in Washing ton D.C. on August 24th 1814 makes it impossible to establish the identity of these men.
 
Erected 1964 by National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of Ohio.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts and CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list.
 
Location. 40° 40.94′ N, 84° 16.137′ W. Marker is near Kossuth, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Memorial is on Ohio Route 198 0.2 miles south of Deep Cut Road (Local Highway 230), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22859 OH-198, Spencerville OH 45887, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least

The 77 Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 18, 2019
2. The 77 Unknown Soldiers Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Troops Stationed at Fort Amanda (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Troops Stationed at Fort Amanda (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Troops Stationed at Fort Amanda (within shouting distance of this marker); Strategic Location (within shouting distance of this marker); The Story of this Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Story of Fort Amanda (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort: Construction (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kossuth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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