Malone in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Congressional Medal of Honor
"Poor is the nation that has no heroes, but beggard is the nation that has and forgets them."
Ovila Cayer, Malone, New York. Sergeant, Company A, 14th United States Volunteers. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on August 19, 1864 against Confederate forces at Weldon Railroad, Virginia.
Charles L. Russell, Malone, New York. Corporal, Company E, 93rd New York Infantry. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions an May 12, 1864 against Confederate forces at Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Frank Tolan, Malone, New York. Private, Company D, 7th United States Cavalry. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on June 25, 1876 against hostile Indians at Little Big Horn, Montana
Topics and series. This memorial 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.
Location. 44° 50.962′ N, 74° 17.47′ W. Marker is in Malone, New York, in Franklin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Elm Street (New York State Route 30) and East Main Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Marker is a few yards behind and north of the Civil War monument that commands the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Malone NY 12953, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Non Sibi Sed Patriae (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Malone (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); To the Memory of All Men of Franklin County, N.Y. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arsenal Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of William Almon Wheeler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foote Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Franklin Co. Fair (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malone.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 478 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.