Near Hillsboro in Sierra County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
1839 - 1904
First Sergeant James McNally was presented the Nation's Highest Award for Valor, the Medal of Honor, for his bravery in Scouts and Actions against Indians in 1868 and 1869.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1862.
Location. 32° 54.733′ N, 107° 42.383′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, New Mexico, in Sierra County. Marker is on State Road 152 at milepost 39.2, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro NM 88042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as Emory Pass (approx. 3˝ miles away); Percha Creek (approx. 5.9 miles away); Miller Drug Store (approx. 8 miles away); Sadie Orchard (approx. 8.1 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 8.1 miles away); Ebin (Eben) Stanley (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lake Valley (approx. 15.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,743 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.