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William Bensinger grave site image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, June 18, 2002
William Bensinger grave site
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — McComb
Home of William Bensinger and John R. Porter among first winners of Medal of Honor in the Civil War. — Map (db m108891) WM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — 19-32 — McComb First Presbyterian ChurchBuilt 1855-56
(side a) Organization of the congregation began in 1848 under the Rev. George Van Eman, and a charter was granted in 1854. The oldest Presbyterian church building in continuous use in Hancock County, the sanctuary was constructed in . . . — Map (db m93661) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — McComb Veterans MemorialOne of Multiple Markers in McComb Union Cemetery
Side A (colored flag) In honor of all who served (5 bronze service medallions)

Side B major donors Hancock County Veterans Assistance Center Jack Harden & Sons Contracting Inc. K & L Ready Mix Ed Harden Excavating . . . — Map (db m93663) WM

Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — 12- 32 — St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
This frame church, architecturally typical of the rural churches built throughout Ohio in the latter nineteenth century, was constructed in 1885 during the pastorate of E.L.T. Engers. The first pastors were from the German Reformed tradition and . . . — Map (db m93657) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — 8- 32 — The Village of McComb
Side A The village was laid out on August 18, 1847, by Benjamin Todd, and consisted of 18 lots in Section 26 of Pleasant Township. Originally named Pleasantville, it was incorporated in 1858 and the name was changed in honor of Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m93655) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — 1-32 — William Bensinger and John R. PorterIn Memory of — Ohio Historical Marker
[Marker Front]: In Memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter ...who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck Confederate supply lines. The raiders captured a locomotive, "The General," at Big Shanty, . . . — Map (db m20081) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — World War I and II Veterans MemorialMulford Butler Post #511 McComb, Ohio — 155mm Howitzer
In honor of World War I and II Veterans who nobly gave their lives for the American cause of liberty and justice Mulford Butler Post No. 511 American Legion McComb, Ohio — Map (db m93664) WM

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