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Bethel in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pvt Edgar R. Aston-Medal of Honor Memorial

 
 
Pvt Edgar R. Aston-Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 9, 2003
1. Pvt Edgar R. Aston-Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
Inscription. Medal of Honor Private Edgar R. Aston, Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry Indian Wars. Battle San Carlos, Arizona Territory 1865 with two other men, he volunteered to search for a wagon passage out of a 4,000 foot valley wherein an Infantry Column was immobile. The small group passed six miles among hostile Apache Indians and found the sought passage on their return trip down the canyon. They were attacked by the Apaches who were successfully held at bay.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 38° 57.606′ N, 84° 4.518′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Ohio, in Clermont County. Touch for map. The marker is near the grave of Edgar R. Aston buried in Tate Township Cemetery, aka Bethel Cemetery in Section 7, Lot 40. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2655 Spring Street (Cemetery entrance), Bethel OH 45106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Settlers Burial Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harmony Hill 1800 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dairy House at Harmony Hill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Stepping Stone (approx. 6.4 miles
Pvt Edgar R. Aston-sign at grave site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 9, 2003
2. Pvt Edgar R. Aston-sign at grave site
away); Marcus Sims - Huber Tannery Location (approx. 6 miles away); The Town Square (approx. 6.6 miles away); Charles B. Huber Home Site (approx. 6.7 miles away); Dr. L.T. Pease Home Site (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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