Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor
The President, CSA, in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for "every signal victory." At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. 72 Kentuckians coming from 34 counties were so honoured. Three were from Daviess County. Over.
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Albert M. Hathaway
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
Sept. 19-20, 1863
John L. Bell (Killed in action)
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.,
Corp., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1183.)
Location. 37° 46.428′ N, 87° 6.794′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Frederica Street, on the right when traveling west on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk near the southwest corner of the Daviess County
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Graham Vest / "Tribute to a Dog" (within shouting distance of this marker); Wendell H. Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker); Daviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daviess Countians Who Served (about 400 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 400 feet away); Vietnam Honor Roll (approx. 8.1 miles away in Indiana); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 8.2 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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