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Pemberville in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2006
1. In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (1831-1896), second Medal of Honor winner, who is buried in this cemetery. In the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War, Mr. Mason was on the celebrated Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862, when 18 union soldiers passed behind enemy lines, captured a locomotive (The General) and a box car at Big Shanty, Georgia, and ran them north 100 miles, disrupting confederate supply lines. Captain Mason was awarded the nation's highest military decoration by Secretary of War Stanton and congratulated by President Lincoln on March 5, 1863.
 
Erected 1972 by The Wood County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHeroesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 41° 23.738′ N, 83° 29.53′ W. Marker is in Pemberville, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on Township Highway 263 0.2 miles south of Alexander Road, on the
In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2006
2. In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason Marker
Historical marker is to the right of cemetery entrance and the Pemberville Cemetery is in the background.
left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pemberville OH 43450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pemberville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Henry Harrison's Encampment (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lunatic House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Wood County Infirmary (approx. 7.2 miles away); Trail Tree (approx. 7˝ miles away); Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike (approx. 7.6 miles away); Milestones (approx. 7.7 miles away); Lieut. Wilson W. Brown (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pemberville.
 
Gravestones of Captain Elihu H. Mason image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2006
3. Gravestones of Captain Elihu H. Mason
Gravestone of Captain Elihu H. Mason image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2006
4. Gravestone of Captain Elihu H. Mason
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,349 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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