Letts in Louisa County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
William Henry Harrison Reddick
Civil War Veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
Location. 41° 19.671′ N, 91° 13.726′ W. Marker is in Letts, Iowa, in Louisa County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street, 0.1 miles east of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Letts IA 52754, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grandview Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 11.6 miles away); Great River Road / Mark Twain Overlook (approx. 12.2 miles away).
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1. William Henry Harrison Reddick. One of 19 of 24 men (including two civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchell, penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. (Submitted on June 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. William H. Reddick (Wikipedia). Reddick was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 25, 1863 for his actions in April of 1862. He was the sixth individual to receive the medal. (Submitted on June 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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