Jacob Parrott

Jacob Parrott (HMNT)

Location: Kenton, OH 43326 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 38.683', W 83° 35.258'

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In Memory of
Jacob Parrott
buried here. Born July 17, 1843 in Fairfield County, Ohio. Died December 22, 1908. At 18 he enlisted in Company K, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was the youngest member of the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized "The General" locomotive at Big Shanty, Georgia, April 12, 1862. Captured and later exchanged, Parrott was the first recipient of the Medal of Honor, March 25, 1863.
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series, and the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series.
Marker Number2-33
Year Placed1987
Placed ByThe Ohio Gun Collectors Association, Doug Byrum, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 281200 N 4502537
Decimal Degrees40.64471667, -83.58763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 38.683', W 83° 35.258'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 38' 40.98" N, 83° 35' 15.48" W
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Area Code(s)419, 937, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15201-15699 OH-309, Kenton OH 43326, US
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