Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Osmond Kelly Ingram
1887 - 1917
First American sailor killed in action
in World War 1, aboard U.S.S. "Cassin"
October 1, 1917.
Medal of Honor
War Cross - Italy
U.S.S. Osmond Ingram
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co.
Keel laid as Ingram 15 Oct 1918
Launched 28 Feb 1919
Commissioned 28 Jun 1919
Renamed Osmond Ingram 11 Nov 1919
Redesignated AVD-9 2 Aug 1940
Redesignated DD-225 1 Dec 1941
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World I • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1941.
Location. 33° 31.014′ N, 86° 48.786′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street North and 6th Avenue North, on the right when traveling south on 17th Street North. Located on the northwest corner of Kelly Ingram Park. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Non-Violent Foot Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bishop Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Reflecting Pool (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Palm Sunday March (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Presence (within shouting distance of this marker); "Peace Be Still" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kneeling Ministers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,939 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on March 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.