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WILLIAM BENSINGER MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attem ...

State:Ohio
LocationW. MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code45858

WLLIAM BENSINGER MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attemp ...

State:Ohio
LocationE. MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code45858

WILLIAM BENSINGER MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attem ...

State:Ohio
LocationS. PARK DRIVE
City
State
Zip Code45858

WILLIAM BENSINGER MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attem ...

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code45858

One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between ...

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code45858

Awarded for actions during the Civil War The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Reed Porter, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April, 1862, ...

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-MAIN STREET
City
State
Zip Code45858

SEE ALSO-MCCOMB VETERANS MEMORIAL

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

SEE ALSO-MCCOMB VETERANS MEMORIAL

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

SEE ALSO-MCCOMB VETERANS MEMORIAL CENTER STONE SEE ALSO-MCCOMB VETERANS MEMORIAL PAVERS

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

SEE ALSO-MCCOMB WORLD WAR I AND II VETERANS MEMORIAL CANNON

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

SEE ALSO-MCCOMB WORLD WAR I AND II VETERANS MEMORIAL CANNON PLAQUE

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

State:Ohio
LocationUNION CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code45858

BOTH MEN WERE PART OF THE ANDREWS RAID TO WRECK CONFEDERATE SUPPLY LINES. BOTH WERE CAPTURED AND BOTH RECEIVED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR.

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-WEST MAIN STREET AND RADER ROAD
City
State
Zip Code45858

ANDREWS RAID WAS INTENT ON WRECKING CONFEDERATE SUPPLY LINES. THE RAIDERS CAPTURED A LOCOMOTIVE "THE GENERAL" IN AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE BUT RAN OUR OF FUEL AND THE RAIDERS ABOARD WERE CAPTURED.

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-WEST MAIN STREET AND RADER ROAD
City
State
Zip Code45858

 

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