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Lancaster in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

State of Ohio, Fairfield County

 
 
Fairfield County, Ohio, Medal of Honor Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2008
1. Fairfield County, Ohio, Medal of Honor Recipients Marker
Inscription.  
United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio, Fairfield County
Civil War

Davidson, Andrew - Asst. Surgeon - Mississippi 1863
Dorsey, Daniel Allen - 1st Lt. - Georgia 1862
Gregg, Joseph Olds - Captain - Virginia 1864
McDonald, John Wade - Private - Tennessee 1862
*Parrott, Jacob - 1st Lieutenant - Georgia 1862
Prentice, Joseph Rollin - Private - Tennessee 1862
Sturgeon, James K. - Private - Georgia 1864
Wilhelm, George Lt. - Colonel - Mississippi 1863
Younker, John L. - Private - Virginia 1862

Indian Campaign

Miller, Daniel H. - Private - AZ Territory 1871

*First recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 42.841′ N, 82° 36.136′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street.
Veterans Park on Town Square image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2008
2. Veterans Park on Town Square
Congressional Medal of Honor marker is at far end of park.
Marker is in Veterans Park on the town square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster OH 43130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Tecumseh Sherman (a few steps from this marker); Fairfield County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); General William Tecumseh Sherman (a few steps from this marker); Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairfield Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint John's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Lancaster’s Richard Outcault (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,364 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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