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Medal of Honor Recipients

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
1. Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.

In commemoration of the men of Yates County
who served in the Armed Forces of the United States
during the period from 1863 to 1975 who were awarded the
Medal of Honor

Pvt. Jerry Wall
Co. B 126th. N.Y. Infantry
Born 1841 Died 1930
Date of Award Dec. 1, 1864

Sgt. Robert F. Shipley
Co. A 140th. N.Y. Infantry
Born 1841 Died 1903
Date of Award May 10, 1865

Capt. Morris Brown, Jr.
Co. A 126th. N.Y. Infantry
Born 1842 K.I.A. June 22, 1864
Date of Award Mar. 6, 1869

Sgt. Edward Johnston
Co. C 5th. U.S. Infantry
Born 1840 Died 1920
Date of Award April 27, 1877

1st. Sgt. Charles M. Holton
Co. A 7th. Michigan Cavalry
Born 1838 Died 1899
Date of Award Mar. 21, 1889


 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 42° 39.904′ N, 77° 3.438′ W. Marker is in Penn Yan, New York, in Yates County. Marker is on Main Street north of Clinton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Yates County Courthouse, Penn Yan NY 14527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2017
2. Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
At left, on the Old Courthouse wall
distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); "The Bandstand" (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Heroic Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Yan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Medal of Honor. (Submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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