The Congressional Medal Of Honor

The Congressional Medal Of Honor (HM15J4)

Location: Dover, DE 19901 Kent County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 9.434', W 75° 31.147'

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Inscription
In Respectful Memory
of Those Delawareans who have recieved
The Congressional
Medal Of Honor

for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity
at the risk of life and beyond
the call of duty.
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???The Medal of Honor is the highest award that canbe received by a member of the armed forces of theUnited States of America. It is given by the President in the name of Congress to individuals who, while serving in thearmed forces, distinguished themselves for conspicuousgallantry and selfless bravery in action "at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty." Established during theCivil War, the Medal of Honor has since been awarded topersons of every rank, every branch of the service, from everybackground in life and from every state of the nation. As asymbol of heroism, it has no equal in American life.Therefore, we dedicate this monument to the courageousnatives and residents of Delaware who have given their allso that we, the living, can enjoy the freedomsthey endowed to us.
???Dedicated by the Delaware General Assembly, 2012
with the assistance of the Delaware Department of State.

(Lower Plaque)
Delaware's Medal Of Honor Recipients
Alexander Hand???? ?? ?? ?Louis Jeanottelle Sacriste??? ?? Henry Algernon du Pont
John Shilling??? ?? ???? ?? ? Charles B. Tanner??? ?? ?? ???? ??? ? ?Leonard B. Chadwick??????
John B. Maberry???? ?? ??James Parke Postles?? ?? ?? ?? ? ???Charles H. Pierce?? ?? ?? ?? ?
? Bernard McCarren??? ??William Jackson Palmer?? ? ??? ???Henry Clay Drexler?? ?? ??
Charles H. Baldwin?? ??David Eastburn Buckingham ?? William L. Nelson????
Griffin Seward?? ?? ?? ?? ??Samuel Rodmond Smith??? ?? ???James Phillip Connor??
Details
HM NumberHM15J4
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 3:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 455148 N 4334353
Decimal Degrees39.15723333, -75.51911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 9.434', W 75° 31.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 9' 26.04" N, 75° 31' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10135 Liberty St, Dover DE 19901, US
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