William James Knight/Andrews Raiders
(Continued from other side)
Andrews Raiders: James J. Andrews, William H. Campbell, Samuel Robertson. Marion A. Ross, John M. Scott, Charles P. Shadrach, Samuel Slavens, George D. Wilson (eight executed in June 1862). Wilson W. Brown, Daniel A. Dorsey, Martin J. Hawkins, William J. Knight. John R. Porter, John Alfred Wilson, John Wollam, Mark Wood (eight who escaped in October 1862). William Bensinger, Robert Buffum, Elihu H. Mason, Jacob Parrott, William Pittenger, William H. Reddick (six who were exchanged in March 1863). Samuel Llewellyn and Ovid Wellford ("James") Smith (volunteered like the others, but missed the raid)
Erected 2018 by The Ohio History Connection, The William Knight Family, The Ohio History Connection. (Marker Number 9-86.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1862.
Location. 41° 29.924′ N, 84° 25.648′ W. Marker is in Stryker, Ohio, in Williams County. Marker is on Chase Street 0.1 miles north of Shawnee Street, on the left when traveling north. Located in Oakridge Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stryker OH 43557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stryker Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stryker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stryker's Railroad Heritage
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 26, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.