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Auburn in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Medal of Honor

USN, USMC, USCG, US ARMY, USAF

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. The Medal of Honor Memorial
Inscription. The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves through conspicious gallantry and intrepidy at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in action against an enemy of the United States.

Robert Buffum, Pvt US Army - Civil War, MOH - March 25, 1863

Harry Harvey, Cpl US Army - Civil War, MOH - March 26, 1865

George W. Thompspn, Pvt US Army - Indian Campaigns, MOH - June 22, 1870

William W. Winegar, 1st Lt US Army - Civil War, MOH - May 3, 1865

Richard C. Mangam, Pvt US Army - Civil War, MOH - September 21, 1888

Charles L. Barrell, Army - Civil War, MOH - May 14, 1891

Louis B. Lawton, 1st Lt US Army - Boxer Rebellion, MOH - March 11, 1902

Robert F. Stryker, Spl Four US Army - Vietnam, MOH - Nov 7, 1967
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 42° 55.763′ N, 76° 34.236′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee Street and James Street, on the
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
2. Back
right when traveling east on Genesee Street. Touch for map. Memorial is adjacent to the metal archway entrance to Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn NY 13021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Medad Pomeroy (here, next to this marker); The Moral of War (here, next to this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); St. Peter's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Enos T. Throop 1784-1874 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Famous 299th (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
The Medal of Honor Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
3. The Medal of Honor Memorial
Left of park entrance arch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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