Chillicothe in Ross County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Enderlin Civil War Memorial
Co. B. 73 Regt. O.V.V.I.
to the memory of his comrades
who helped to preserve the Union
Erected 1917 by Richard Enderlin.
Location. 39° 20.161′ N, 82° 58.966′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Marker is at the intersection of Paint Street and Water Street, in the median on Paint Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the main entrance to Yoctangee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Statehood Riots" / The Enabling Act 1802 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cultural Influences of Chillicothe and Ross County (within shouting distance of this marker); Banking Crisis of 1819 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arthur St. Clair's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donald E. McHenry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Ohio's First Statehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Court House Renovation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chillicothe.
Also see . . . Richard Enderlin. Enderlin was an 18 year old private at the battle of Gettysburg with the 73rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. On day two of the battle, Enderlin risked his life to carry a wounded comrade laying between the lines to safety. Enderlin was later awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions. The man he saved, George Nixon, was the grandfather of President Richard Nixon. (Submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.