Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Hawkinses in:
 • Woodland Cemetery
 • Quincy
 • Adams County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Martin J. Hawkins
Birth: 1830
Death: Feb. 7, 1886

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in Company A, 33rd Ohio Infantry, Union Army. 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 awarded the Medal of Honor in September, 1863 and later achieved the rank of Sergeant. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot No. 182, Block 12
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19684
Martin J. Hawkins
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Martin J. Hawkins
Added by: Thomas Fisher
 
Martin J. Hawkins
Added by: Don Morfe
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 4, 2014

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
I light a candle for Martin J. Hawkins ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
There are 36 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 16 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service