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Wayne County Soldier’s Monument

 
 
Wayne County Soldier’s Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
1. Wayne County Soldier’s Monument
Inscription.  Erected by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Frick in honor of the Union soldiers of Wayne County, Ohio and presented to the City of Wooster May 5, 1892.

(plaque on west face)
(Known) deceased Revolutionary War Veterans buried in Wayne County cemeteries. Compiled from county records by A. W. Bauman.

Veteran, Cemetery Location, Cemetery Name
1. Conrad Mitsco, Baughman, Township
2. Robert Cockrell, Canaan, Canaan Bend
3. Benjamin Miller, Canaan, Canaan Bend
1. William Stanford, Canaan, Canaan Bend
5. Alex Shankland, Canaan, Canaan Center
6. Peter B. Hoff, Canaan, Jackson
7. John Skinner, Canaan, Jackson
8. Henry Franks, Chippewa 1, Chestnut Hill
9. Michael Waltz, Chippewa, High Church
10. Peter Waltz, Chippewa, High Church
11. Ezra Tryon, Clinton, Fairview
12. Michael Cobbler, Clinton, Shreve Oak Grove
13. Massom Metcalf, Clinton, Millbrook
14. Valentine Beidelman, Congress, Township
15. John Dulin, Sr., Congress, Congress
16. Conrad Patterson, Congress, Congress
17. Robert Patterson, Congress, Congress
18. John Jeffery, Congress,
Revolutionary War Veterans Buried in Wayne County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
2. Revolutionary War Veterans Buried in Wayne County
The thin metal plaque appears to be made of stainless steel or polished aluminum. It is affixed to the west face of the monument.
Parks-Briton
19. Philip Smith, Sr., East Union, Apple Creek No. 1
20. Jacob Swinehart, East Union, East Union
21. James Long, East Union, Fountain Hill
22. George Sharp East Union, Tracy
23. John Davidson, Smithville No. 6
24. Henry Fike, Milton, Mt. Zion
25. Ezekiel Conkey, Sr., Milton, Rittman
26. Martin Fritz, Milton, Shinersburg
27. O. Fritz, Milton, Shinersburg
28. Peter Ax, Paint, Old Township & Westlawn
29. Michael Hawn, Paint, West Lebanon Lutheran
30. John Davis, Plain, Yankee Town
31. Augustus Case, Sr., Plain, Maplegrove
32. James Hutchison, Salt Creek, East Side Fredericksburg
33. William McCaughey, Salt Creek, East Side Fredericksburg
34. Isaac Munson, Salt Creek, West Side Fredericksburg
35. Ebenezer Cole, Sugarcreek, Union
36. William Campbell, Sugarcreek, Union
37. Samuel Dunman, Sugarcreek, Union
38. Peter Edmonds, Wooster, Warner
39. Frederick Rice, Wooster, Oak Hill
40. Jonathon Grant, Wooster, Oak Hill
41. James Morgan, Wooster, Oak Hill
42. James Gray, Wooster, Oak Hill

Prepared for the Bicentennial Year 1976 by the County Council of the American Legion; Commander: Art Bauman, Adjutant: Bob Wenger

(plaque on east face)
United States of America, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, State of Ohio, Wayne
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
3. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
This polished stone tablet is affixed to the west face of the monument.
County.

Civil War
Knight, William Jr., Private, Georgia, 1862
Bensinger, William, Private, Georgia, 1862
Stanley David Sloan, Major General, Tennessee, 1864
Johns (Jones), Elisha, Sergeant, Mississippi, 1863.
 
Erected 1892 by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Frick.
 
Location. 40° 47.891′ N, 81° 56.406′ W. Marker is in Wooster, Ohio, in Wayne County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wooster OH 44691, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Twenty Pounder Parrott Guns (a few steps from this marker); Harvey Howard House / Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (approx. ¼ mile away); General Reasin Beall Homestead / Wayne County Historical Society (approx. 0.6 miles away); To the Heroes (approx. ¾ mile away); Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Barnhart Rice Homestead / Frederick Rice (approx. 1½ miles away); Historic John Mishler Weaving Mill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sonnenberg Settlement 1819 (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wooster.
 
Union Soldier image. Click for full size.
Sculpture by Forbes Alcock, 1892; photograph by J.J. Prats, April 4, 2019
4. Union Soldier
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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