Historical Marker Series

Medal of Honor Recipients

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Corporal Mitchell Red Cloud was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courageous action in battle between U.S. troops and Chinese Communists near Chonghyon, Korea, Nov. 5, 1950. Red Cloud's Company was entrenched beside Hill 123. Ear…
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In Memory ofJacob Parrottburied here. Born July 17, 1843 in Fairfield County, Ohio. Died December 22, 1908. At 18 he enlisted in Company K, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was the youngest member of the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized "The…
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In July 1862 Congress authorized the president to present medals to soldiers of the United States Army for gallant and meritorious service. On September 14, 1862, two soldiers so distinguished themselves during the fighting at Crampton's Gap that they would…
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Named in Honor of1st Lt Frank N. MitchellPlatoon Leader, A/1/7Awarded the Medal of Honor (posthumously) for action against enemy forces in Korea on 26 November 1950.While on patrol and suddenly receiving fire at point blank range, 1st Lt Mitchell dashed to …
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Here was born and reared Richard Evelyn Byrd, aviator and polar explorer. A 1912 U.S. Navy Academy graduate, he received the Medal of Honor for the first flight over the North Pole in 1926, and made the first commercial nonstop transatlantic flight in 1927.…
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OkinawaSemper FidelisDedicatedto the6th Marine DivisionMedal of HonorRecipients?????Corporal????? Richard E. Bush,????????????????U.S.M.C.?????Major ??????????Henry A. Courtney,?? Jr.,????U.S.M.C.?????Corporal ??????James L. Day,????????????????????U.S.M.C.…
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Colonel William E. BarberUnited States Marine CorpsCommanding Officer, Company F, Second BattalionSeventh Marines, First Marine DivisionAwarded the Medal of Honor, Chosin Reservoir, Korea, from28 November to 2 December, 1950 This gallant Marine fought br…
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Black soldiers of the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry regiments (called "buffalo soldiers" by the Plains Indians) garrisoned Fort Robinson for eighteen years and played an important role in northwestern Nebraska's history. Organized in 1866, the regiments first ser…
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United States Army Medal of Honor Recipient and Buffalo Soldier William Othello Wilson, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 21, 1889, at age 22 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was subsequently assigned to the 9th Cavalry, …
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Howard County native Decatur Dorsey was one of only sixteen African American soldiers to received the Medal of Honor for courage under fire during the Civil War. Sgt. Dorsey, of Company B, 39th United States Colored Troops, earned his medal at the Battle of…
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