Cadiz in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio Harrison County
*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
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • War, 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bishop Matthew Simpson (a few steps from this marker); Harrison County Courthouse Cadiz, Ohio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark Gable (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. half a mile away); M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers (approx. 5.7 miles away); New Athens, Ohio (approx. 5.9 miles away); Franklin College / Cornerstone of Civil Rights (approx. 5.9 miles away). 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 726 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.