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Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees

 
 
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
1. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
Inscription.  
United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio Harrison County

Civil War

*Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Namozine Church, Virginia 1865 • *Custer, Thomas Ward Lt. Col. Sailor's Creek, Virginia 1865 • McClelland, James M. Private Mississippi 1863 • McGonagle, Wilson Private Mississippi 1863 • Petty, Orlando Henderson Lt. Boise de Belleau, France 1918

*Double Awardee
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 40° 16.37′ N, 80° 59.837′ W. Marker is in Cadiz, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 250) and Ohio Route 9, on the left on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 South Main Street, Cadiz OH 43907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrison County World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Harrison County Veterans Memorial
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(here, next to this marker); Bishop Matthew Simpson (a few steps from this marker); Bingham At Philadelphia (a few steps from this marker); Harrison County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadiz Republican (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadiz.
 
Regarding Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees. Thomas Custer, brother of General George Armstrong Custer, served and died at his brother's side. He is one of fewer than two dozen individuals to receive the Congressional Medal of honor twice.
 
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
2. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, September 25, 2010
3. Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees Marker
The Medal of Honorees Marker sits adjacent to a Veteran's Memorial on the corner at the Harrison County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 880 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on October 28, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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