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Vancouver in Clark County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Congressional Medal of Honor Monument

 
 
Congressional Medal of Honor Monument image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 9, 2008
1. Congressional Medal of Honor Monument
Inscription. This monument is presented to the city of Vancouver, Washington by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, in recognition of the spirit and sacrifice shown by the valiant Medal of Honor recipients now at rest in the Vancouver Barracks Cemetery.

First Sergeant James M. Hill
5th U.S. Cavalry, The Indian Campaigns, 1873
First Sergeant Moses Williams
9th U.S. Cavalry, The Indian Campaigns, 1876
First Lieutenant William W. McCammon
24th Missouri Regiment, The Civil War, 1896
Bugler Herman Pfisterer
21st Infantry, The Spanish American War, 1899

Dedicated by
General Colin L. Powell, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Major General Patrick H. Brady, CMH, Congressional Medal of Honor Society
8 November 1991
 
Erected 1991 by Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 45° 37.706′ N, 122° 39.821′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, Washington, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Evergreen Way and Fort Vancouver Way, on the right when traveling east on
Congressional Medal of Honor Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 9, 2008
2. Congressional Medal of Honor Monument Marker
E. Evergreen Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vancouver WA 98661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cannon Replica Project (here, next to this marker); The Reservation Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers Row (within shouting distance of this marker); The O. O. Howard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Infantry Barracks (about 700 feet away); The Post Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vancouver Barracks Parade Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Madison Hill's Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Moses Williams' Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. William Wallace McCammon's Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
4. Herman Pfisterer's Medal of Honor Citation. (Submitted on June 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
James M. Hill's grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Morfe, 2006
3. James M. Hill's grave marker
at the nearby "Vancouver Barracks Cemetery."
Moses Williams' grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Morfe, 2006
4. Moses Williams' grave marker
at the nearby "Vancouver Barracks Cemetery."
William W. McCammon's grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Morfe, 2006
5. William W. McCammon's grave marker
at the nearby "Vancouver Barracks Cemetery."
Note that William McCammon's marker shows only that he was in the Spanish American War. His grave marker erroneously omits his service in the Civil War. A corrected marker was installed after this picture was taken.
Herman Pfisterer's grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Morfe, 2006
6. Herman Pfisterer's grave marker
at the nearby "Vancouver Barracks Cemetery."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,545 times since then and 128 times this year. Last updated on September 30, 2009, by William Sweeney of Woburn, Ma.. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Donald Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
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