Orion Perseus Howe

Orion Perseus Howe (HM2607)

Location: Waukegan, IL 60085 Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.5657', W 87° 50.1415'

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A resident of Glen Rock Avenue in Waukegan and a musician in Company C, 55th Illinois Infantry
He is the youngest soldier ever to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery on the battlefield at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 19, 1863.
HM NumberHM2607
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlacePark
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassWar Memorial
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2006
Placed ByWaukegan Park District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MJR1943  [2] MJR1943  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448589 N 4634153
Decimal Degrees42.35942800, -87.83569200
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.5657', W 87° 50.1415'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 33.9408" N, 87° 50' 8.4912" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)847, 224
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 Washington St, Waukegan IL 60085, US
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