Marion A. Ross

Marion A. Ross (HM1G6G)

Location: Christiansburg, OH 45389 Champaign County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 3.327', W 84° 1.776'

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In Memory of

Born 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.
HM NumberHM1G6G
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series, and the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series.
Marker Number2-11
Year Placed1986
Placed ByThe Marion A. Ross Memorial Foundation, Doug Byrum, and The Ohio Historical Society .
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 753366 N 4438140
Decimal Degrees40.05545000, -84.02960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.327', W 84° 1.776'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 19.62" N, 84° 1' 46.56" W
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Area Code(s)937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14 Wilson St, Christiansburg OH 45389, US
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