Captain Joseph C. McElroy

Captain Joseph C. McElroy (HM2B35)

Location: Racine, OH 45771 Meigs County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.616', W 81° 54.582'

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Born at Oak Grove, prospected in the California
goldfields in 1849. During the Civil War he
raised a militia company at Racine, and was
later promoted Captain of Co. K. 18th O.V.I.
After the war, he served on the Racine Village
council, Sheriff of Meigs County, and was a
member of the Ohio General Assembly. He was
Secretary-Treasurer of the Ohio Commission
for the Chickamauga Battleground National
Park, and served 14 years as Postmaster of
the U. S. House of Representatives.
HM NumberHM2B35
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed1975
Placed ByMyrtle Bridgeman Dunn and Family and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 8:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 421201 N 4314610
Decimal Degrees38.97693333, -81.90970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.616', W 81° 54.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 36.96" N, 81° 54' 34.92" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47140 Oak Grove Rd, Racine OH 45771, US
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