James McNally

James McNally (HMPKR)

Location: Hillsboro, NM 88042 Sierra County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 54.733', W 107° 42.383'

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1839 - 1904

Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of a true American hero. Born in Ireland in 1839, James McNally served in the 3rd and 8th US Cavalry from 1858 to 1883. He was wounded during the Civil War Battle of Valverde, NM. 21 February 1862. After his final discharge, James lived in Hatch, Hillsboro and Kingston, NM, where he worked several mining claims. He died in Kingston, NM 26 November 1904. He had no identified survivors.

First Sergeant James McNally was presented the Nation's Highest Award for Valor, the Medal of Honor, for his bravery in Scouts and Actions against Indians in 1868 and 1869.
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 11:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 246892 N 3644804
Decimal Degrees32.91221667, -107.70638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 54.733', W 107° 42.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 54' 43.98" N, 107° 42' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7530 Co Rd 152, Hillsboro NM 88042, US
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