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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Osmond Kelly Ingram

1887 - 1917

 
 
Side A: Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008
1. Side A: Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917
Inscription. (Front):
Osmond Kelly Ingram
1887-1917
First American sailor killed in action
in World War 1, aboard U.S.S. "Cassin"
October 1, 1917.
Medal of Honor
War Cross - Italy

(Back):
U.S. Destroyer DD-225
U.S.S. Osmond Ingram
built by
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co.
Quincy, Massachusetts.
Keel laid as Ingram 15 Oct 1918
Launched 28 Feb 1919
Commissioned 28 Jun 1919
Renamed Osmond Ingram 11 Nov 1919
Redesignated AVD-9 2 Aug 1940
Redesignated DD-225 1 Dec 1941

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 33° 31.014′ N, 86° 48.786′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street North and 6th Avenue North, on the right when traveling south on 17th Street North. Touch for map. Located on the northwest corner of Kelly Ingram Park. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Non-Violent Foot Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Non-Violent Foot Soldiers (within shouting
Side B: U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008
2. Side B: U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram
distance of this marker); Reflecting Pool (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Presence (within shouting distance of this marker); "Peace Be Still" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kneeling Ministers (about 300 feet away); Ground Zero (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, World IWaterways & Vessels
 
Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917 / U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008
3. Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917 / U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,569 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on March 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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