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Fredonia in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alonzo Hereford Cushing

Brevet Lt. Col.

 

— Battery A — 4th U.S. Artillery —

 
Alonzo Hereford Cushing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2019
1. Alonzo Hereford Cushing Marker
Inscription.  
Resident of Fredonia, NY who graduated from Wet Point in June of 1861 and died defending "The Angle" at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Grandson of Town of Pomfret founder Judge Zattu Cushing

"Faithful unto death"

Awarded the Medal of Honor on November 6, 2014 by President Barack Obama

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #44 Barack Obama, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists.
 
Location. 42° 26.579′ N, 79° 19.588′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, New York, in Chautauqua County. Memorial is on East Main Street (Route 20) east of Cleveland Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 East Main Street, Fredonia NY 14063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pioneer Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commander William B. Cushing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barker Common
Alonzo Hereford Cushing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2019
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Abell Inn Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fredonia #1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of the First Gas Well (approx. half a mile away); Dunkirk Parade (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on December 27, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022