Medal of Honor Winners

Medal of Honor Winners (HM298V)

Location: Owensboro, KY 42301 Daviess County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 46.469', W 87° 6.798'

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Daviess Co. natives who have received the Medal of Honor:
John J. Given-Corp, Co K, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Died while trying to recover a fallen soldier at Wichita River, Texas, July 12, 1870.
Thomas Cruse- 2nd Lt., 6th U.S. Cavalry. His charge at Big Dry Fork, Az., July 17, 1882, against enemy Native American troops led to recovery of a wounded soldier.
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David P. Nash-Private First Class, Co B, 39th Infantry. Died at Giao Duc, Vietnam, Dec. 29, 1968. After his patrol established a position, Pfc. Nash and another kept watch while two other men slept. When an enemy grenade landed nearby, he shouted a warning and leapt on the explosive, thereby saving the lives of the three men.
HM NumberHM298V
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 490022 N 4180800
Decimal Degrees37.77448333, -87.11330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.469', W 87° 6.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 28.14" N, 87° 6' 47.88" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Frederica St, Owensboro KY 42301, US
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