Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor

Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor (HM295J)

Location: Owensboro, KY 42301 Daviess County
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N 37° 46.428', W 87° 6.794'

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The President, CSA, in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for "every signal victory." At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. 72 Kentuckians coming from 34 counties were so honoured. Three were from Daviess County. Over.

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Daviess County CSA Medalists
Stone's River
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Albert M. Hathaway
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
Sept. 19-20, 1863
John L. Bell (Killed in action)
2nd Lt., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.,
Mathias Garrett
Corp., Co. K, 4th Ky. Inf.
HM NumberHM295J
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 7th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 490027 N 4180724
Decimal Degrees37.77380000, -87.11323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.428', W 87° 6.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 25.68" N, 87° 6' 47.64" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 267 W 3rd St, Owensboro KY 42301, US
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