— Medal of Honor —Shepherd fought in the Spanish-American War at El Caney, Cuba with Company D, 7th U.S. Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on July 1, 1898. Superior officers repeatedly cited him for bravery above and beyond the call of duty. Born in Bullsburg (Cherry Tree), September 28, 1871, he attended the Pine Grove School across the street. He was born and raised a short distance just up Sylvis Road. After the war he moved to California and started his own business and was very successful. He died there April 24, 1942. He served his generation in his time because of his love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
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|Date Added||Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 686358 N 4512044|
|Decimal Degrees||40.73825000, -78.79291667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 44.295', W 78° 47.575'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 44' 17.7" N, 78° 47' 34.5" W|
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|Area Code(s)||814, 724|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Patchen Hwy, Cherry Tree PA 15724, US|
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