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 Elihu Harlam Mason

Elihu Harlam Mason

Birth
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
Death 24 Sep 1896 (aged 65)
Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Burial Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio, USA
Plot Lot 193, Center section
Memorial ID 19685 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in Company K, 21st 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 on March 25, 1863 and later achieved the rank of Captain.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Inscription

1st Lt, Co. B, 21st Ohio Infantry, Medal of Honor, Andrew's Raider


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  • Added: 21 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elihu Harlam Mason (23 Mar 1831–24 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19685, citing Pemberville Cemetery, Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .