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Manning Ferguson Force Memorial

Brevet Major General Union Army

 

—Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —

 
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By Don Morfe, September 13, 2000
1. Manning Ferguson Force Memorial Marker
Inscription. Manning F. Force was born Washington D.C., Dec. 17, 1824, son of Peter and Hannah (Evans) Force. Graduate of Harvard Law School, 1848, admitted to the Ohio Bar, 1850. Civil War Brevet Major General –In battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Atlanta, Sherman’s march to the sea. Judge Hamilton Co. Common Pleas Ct. 1867-1874. Judge Superior Ct. 1877 1887. Author of 5 books, President the Cincinnati Historical Society 1870-1886, Member, The Literary Club 1850-1899. Married Frances Dabney Horton of Pomeroy, O. May 13, 1874, Died, Sandusky, O., May 8, 1899.
 
Erected 1966 by Cincinnati Civil War Round Table, Cincinnati Historical Society, The Literary Club.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.269′ N, 84° 31.359′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Spring Grove Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located in Spring Grove Cemetery at the burial site, Section 46, Lot 99. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4521 Spring Grove Avenue (Cemetery Entrance), Cincinnati OH 45232, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ludlow's Station (approx. one mile
Manning Ferguson Force Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 13, 2000
2. Manning Ferguson Force Memorial Marker
His grave marker is in the background.
away); Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair (approx. 1.5 miles away); Boyhood Home of Dr. Winthrop Smith Sterling (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mt. Airy Forest (approx. 2.5 miles away); First Glass Door Oven (approx. 2.9 miles away); Evanston - World War One Honor Roll (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
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By Don Morfe, September 13, 2000
3. Manning Ferguson Force grave marker
His Medal of Honor information and citation: FORCE, MANNING F. • Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers • Place and date: At Atlanta, Ga., 22 July 1864 • Entered service at: Cincinnati, Ohio • Date of issue: 31 March 1892 Citation: Charged upon the enemy's works, and after their capture defended his position against assaults of the enemy until he was severely wounded.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on April 28, 2016, by Darryl Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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