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SMA Marion A. Ross

SMA Marion A. Ross

Birth
Christiansburg, Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Death 18 Jun 1862 (aged 29)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section H #11179
Memorial ID 5613 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 8 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5613
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SMA Marion A. Ross (9 Oct 1832–18 Jun 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5613, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .