Medal of Honor Winners

Medal of Honor Winners (HMKNL)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.692', W 84° 17.366'

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(Side A)
Pvt. William M. Harris and Pvt. Thomas W. Stivers were born in 1850 in Madison Co., Ky. Pvt. George D. Scott was born 1850 in Garrard Co., Ky. These three individuals joined Capt. Thomas B. Weir's Co. D, 7th U.S. Cavalry. They served in the Battle of Little Big Horn, Montana, under the command of General George Armstrong Custer.

(Side B)
At great risk, Privates Harris, Stivers, and Scott voluntarily took water to the wounded under fire of the enemy at the Battle of Little Big Horn. After discharge, they received Congressional Medal of Honor in 1878. Both Pvt. Harris and Pvt. Stivers are buried in Madison Co., Ky. Pvt. Scott's final resting place remains unknown.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series.
Marker Number2030
Year Placed1999
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738825 N 4180967
Decimal Degrees37.74486667, -84.28943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.692', W 84° 17.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 41.52" N, 84° 17' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 526-550 E Main St, Richmond KY 40475, US
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