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Marion A. Ross
Birth: Oct. 9, 1832
Christiansburg
Champaign County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1862
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant Major in Company B, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army and was member of the Andrews Raiders. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in September 1863. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Levi Ross (1792 - 1863)
  Mary Ruffner Ross (1802 - 1865)
 
 Siblings:
  Minerva Jane Ross Thomas (1830 - 1914)*
  Mary Catherine Ross (1831 - 1834)*
  Marion A. Ross (1832 - 1862)
  Melvina Ellen Ross Bragunier (1834 - 1913)*
  Marine Ruffner Ross (1835 - 1886)*
  Morgan Levi Ross (1838 - 1838)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Ross Pond (1840 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Hanged as a spy by Confederate forces
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section H #11179
 
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Record added: Jun 08, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5613
Marion A. Ross
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Marion A. Ross
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Marion A. Ross
Added by: Fred W. Harriman
 
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