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Towanda in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Medal of Honor Recipients During the American Civil War

1861 - 1865

 
 
Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
1. Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.

Citizens of Bradford County

Sgt. Stephen Rought
Co. A 141 Infantry

Cpl. Francis A Bishop
Co. C, 57th Infantry

Pvt. Orren Bennet
Co. D 141 Infantry


 
Erected 2015 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 41° 45.712′ N, 76° 26.56′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and U.S. 6, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park, Towanda PA 18848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The War Ravaged Tree (here, next to this marker); The Quintessential Soldier (here, next to this marker); Bradford County Roll of Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); United States Army (a few steps from this marker); Our Veterans' Workplace - The World (a few steps from this marker); The Keystone Theatre
Stephen Rought-grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 25, 2001
2. Stephen Rought-grave marker
He is buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Laceyville, PA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: ROUGHT, STEPHEN Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864 Entered service at: Crampton, Pa. Date of issue: 1 December 1864 Citation: Capture of flag of 13th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Train Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1922 Train Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Francis A. Bishop-grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 22, 2002
3. Francis A. Bishop-grave marker
He is buried in Blanchard Cemetery, Blanchard MI. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: BISHOP, FRANCIS A. Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 57th Pennsylvania Infantry Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864 Date of issue: 1 December 1864 Citation: Capture of flag.
Orren Bennett image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 29, 2000
4. Orren Bennett
He is buried in Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: BENNETT, ORREN Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865 Entered service at: Towanda, Pa. Date of issue: 10 May 1865 Citation: Capture of flag.
Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
5. Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park
Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
6. Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5, 6. submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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