First Lt. Carl H. Dodd / Medal of Honor Winner

First Lt. Carl H. Dodd / Medal of Honor Winner (HM16MX)

Location: Corbin, KY 40701 Laurel County
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N 37° 1.632', W 84° 3.912'

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(1925-1996)

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First Lt. Carl H. Dodd

This Medal of Honor recipient was born in Harlan Co. Dodd served with Co. E, 5th Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army. He was awarded the medal for heroic action in the Korean War for capture of Hill 256, a key terrain, with utter disregard for his safety, January 1951, near Subuk, Korea.

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Medal of Honor Winner

President Harry S. Truman presented Carl H. Dodd with this award in May 1951. He achieved the rank of major before retiring from the U.S. Army on June 30, 1965. He lived in Laurel County the last 33 years of his life. Died on October 13, 1996.
Presented by VFW Post 3167. Williamsburg; VFW Post 3302, London; VFW District II; DAV Chapter 158, Keavy; John C Karr; and Walter Setser.
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HM NumberHM16MX
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series.
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Marker Number2033
Year Placed1999
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highhways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 761065 N 4101918
Decimal Degrees37.02720000, -84.06520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.632', W 84° 3.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 37.92" N, 84° 3' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-610 US-25, Corbin KY 40701, US
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