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Southgate in Campbell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

William H. Horsfall

Evergreen Cemetery

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 14, 2000
1. William H. Horsfall Marker
Inscription. William H. Horsfall-One of youngest Kentuckians to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the Civil War is buried in Evergreen Cem. Horsfall, born in Newport, 1847, was a drummer in Co. G. First Ky. Infantry (USA). Medal was awarded for saving the life of a wounded officer lying between the lines during combat at Corinth, Mississippi, May 21, 1862. This war hero died in 1922.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.164′ N, 84° 28.122′ W. Marker is in Southgate, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Marker is on Alexandria Pike (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Evergreen Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Alexandria Pike, Newport KY 41071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Licking Furnace/Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Tommygun” Inventor (approx. 2.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Daniel Carter Beard (approx. 2.4 miles away); John James Audubon
William H. Horsfall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 14, 2000
2. William H. Horsfall Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Carneal House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chief Little Turtle (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bellevue, Kentucky (approx. 2.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. William H. Horsfall is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Section 15-GAR, Grave 72
 
Regarding William H. Horsfall. Medal of Honor Citation:
HORSFALL, WILLIAM H.
Rank and organization. Drummer, Company G, 1st Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Corinth, Miss., 21 May 1862. Entered service at : ------. Birth: Campbell County, Ky. Date of issue: 17 August 1895. Citation: Saved the life of a wounded officer lying between the lines.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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