Allen in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
William G. Whitney
1840 - 1915
Born: Allen, Michigan
Company B Eleventh
Medal of Honor Award:
September 20, 1863
James Leroy Bondsteel
1947 - 1987
Born: Jackson, Michigan
Company A, 2nd Battalion,
2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Div.
Medal of Honor Award:
May 24, 1969
An Loc Province, Republic of Vietnam
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1826.
Location. 41° 57.388′ N, 84° 46.24′ W. Marker is in Allen, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Memorial is on West Chicago Road (U.S. 12) 0.1 miles west of Park Drive, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located at the Allen Area Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 W Chicago Rd, Allen MI 49227, 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. Captain Moses Allen (a few steps from this marker); Assistant Chief Wilson (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Civil War Monument (approx. half a mile away); Allen World War Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Site of First Log Cabin in Hillsdale County (approx. half a mile away); Wayside Memorial Park (approx. 5.7 miles away); Litchfield World War II Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Quincy Public Library (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allen.
Also see . . .
1. William G. Whitney. Record from the official website of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
2. James Leroy Bondsteel. Record from the official website of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.