Connellsville in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Antietam
Sept. 17, 1862
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1862.
Location. 40° 1.068′ N, 79° 35.499′ W. Marker is in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from North Arch Street just north of West Crawford Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Connellsville Veterans Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168 West Crawford Avenue, Connellsville PA 15425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connellsville Area Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Connellsville, A River Runs Through It (a few steps from this marker); United States Post Office, Connellsville, Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Connellsville, A River Runs Through It (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Connellsville Canteen Edwin S. Porter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel William Crawford (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Connellsville, A River Runs Through It (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Connellsville.
Also see . . .
1. Samuel Johnson (1845-1915), 2nd Lieutenant 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, Co. G.
Samuel was born on 28 Jan 1845 in Connellsville, Fayette Co, PA. He mustered into the 9th PA Reserves on 27 July 1861. Private Johnson was awarded the MOH for bravery on 17 September 1862 at the Battle of Antietam. The CMOH was issued 30 May 1863.(Submitted on April 14, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Samuel Johnson Congressional Medal of Honor Citation.
Individual bravery and daring in capturing from the enemy two colors of the 1st Texas Rangers (C.S.A.), receiving in the act a severe wound.(Submitted on April 14, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Samuel Johnson (Find A Grave).
Continuing to serve in the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves through to the May 1863 Chancellorsville Campaign, on June 4, 1863 he was transferred(Submitted on April 14, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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