Pvt. Alfred Cannon

Pvt. Alfred Cannon (HM7V7)

Location: Canal Winchester, OH 43110 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.728', W 82° 48.339'

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95th O.V.I. Co-D
8-18-1862 to 1-21-1865

Resident of Canal Winchester
enlisted to preserve the Union.
Taken prisoner at Brices
Crossroads, MS. and marched
to Andersonville, GA., Confederate
prison. He gave up his place
of exchange to a friend stating,
"Go to your family". Pvt. Cannon
died at Florence, SC., Confederate
prison of typhoid fever.

"Greater love than this has
no man, that he lay down
his life for a friend."

Alfred Cannon G.A.R. Post #261
was chartered in him memory
HM NumberHM7V7
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 9:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 345518 N 4412165
Decimal Degrees39.84546667, -82.80565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.728', W 82° 48.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 43.68" N, 82° 48' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 89 N High St, Canal Winchester OH 43110, US
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