Historical Marker Series

Medal of Honor Recipients

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(Upper Plaque)In MemoriamColonel William Frederick Cody"Buffalo Bill"Noted scout and Indian fighterBorn February 26, 1846 Scott County, IowaDied January 10, 1917 Denver, Colorado (Lower Plaque)William F. CodyMedal of HonorIndian Scout 3 US CavIndian Wars…
(Side A) Pvt. William M. Harris and Pvt. Thomas W. Stivers were born in 1850 in Madison Co., Ky. Pvt. George D. Scott was born 1850 in Garrard Co., Ky. These three individuals joined Capt. Thomas B. Weir's Co. D, 7th U.S. Cavalry. They served in the Battle …
Buffalo Soldier & officer. In 1890 awarded Medal of Honor. His long career exemplified struggles of black soldiers of the era. House stood here.
During the Inchon invasion in Korea, September 15, 1950, Marine 1st Lieutenant Lopez's platoon was engaging the enemy. Exposing himself to hostile fire he attempted to hurl a grenade into the pillbox whose fire was pinning them down. Wounded, he fell and dr…
In memory of Major Kenneth D. Bailey, U.S.M.C., Congressional Medal of Honor Winner for bravery in World War II.A 1930 Danville High School graduate, he was Commanding Officer of Company C, First Raiders Battalion, which attacked Japanese fortifications on …
BornKinghtstown, Indiana 23 October 1872MEDAL OF HONOR"In the presence of the enemy during the Battle ofPeking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900Throughout this period Zion distinguished himselfby meritorious Conduct."
Alchesay led his people in war and peace Alchesay Canyon, to your right, was named for a great leader. Chief Alchesay, born around 1853, was a leader among the White Mountain Apache. Other Apaches looked up to him not only because he towered six feet tal…
American servicemen have displayed exemplary courage in all our nation's wars. They have sacrificed their time, their energy, given their blood and thousands their lives, to help keep America free. This flag is a special tribute to the Medal of Honor rec…
In the 1870s, the U.S. Army relied on Black Seminole (Seminole-Negro) Indian scouts in campaigns against raiding Native Americans along the Texas-Mexico border. In April 1875, Lt. John L. Bullis and three scouts — Sergeant John Ward, Private Pompey Fa…
Dedicated to the memory ofPvt. Billie Gene Kanell35th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division - Company IKorean WarAwarded theCongressional Medal of Honor and to all the servicemenof Butler County Missouriwho made the supreme sacrificefor democracy
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