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Hoosick Falls in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Medal of Honor Marker
Inscription.  Awarded to Sgt. Harris S. Hawthorne for capture of Confederate Maj. Gen G. W. Custis Lee at Sailors Creek, VA. April, 1865. Buried here.
Erected 2020 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 691.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 42° 53.413′ N, 73° 20.996′ W. Marker is in Hoosick Falls, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Main Street, 0.1 miles south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Located just inside the entrance to Old Maple Grove Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Main St, Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Maple Grove (a few steps from this marker); Grandma Moses (approx. half a mile away); Natty Bumppo (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Meeting House in Hoosick Falls
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Hoosick Falls Armory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walter Abbott Wood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wood Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town of Hoosick Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoosick Falls.
Also see . . .  Medal of Honor | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on August 3, 2022, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2022, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 3, 2022, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 23, 2023