In Memory ofBorn here October 9, 1832. Attended Antioch College. Member of Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge. Enlisted in the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and volunteered for the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized "The General" locomotive at Big Shanty, Georgia, April 12, 1862. Captured and executed, Ross is buried in the National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn. Awarded posthumously the Medal of Honor, September 1863.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series, and the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series.|
|Placed By||The Marion A. Ross Memorial Foundation, Doug Byrum, and The Ohio Historical Society .|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:23am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 753366 N 4438140|
|Decimal Degrees||40.05545000, -84.02960000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 3.327', W 84° 1.776'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 3' 19.62" N, 84° 1' 46.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 14 Wilson St, Christiansburg OH 45389, US|
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