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WILLIAM BENSINGER AND JOHN R. PORTER MEMORIAL MARKER

BOTH MEN WERE PART OF THE ANDREWS RAID TO WRECK CONFEDERATE SUPPLY LINES. BOTH WERE CAPTURED AND BOTH RECEIVED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR.

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-WEST MAIN STREET AND RADER ROAD
City
State
Zip Code45858
THE ANDREWS RAIDERS MEMORIAL MARKER

ANDREWS RAID WAS INTENT ON WRECKING CONFEDERATE SUPPLY LINES. THE RAIDERS CAPTURED A LOCOMOTIVE "THE GENERAL" IN AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE BUT RAN OUR OF FUEL AND THE RAIDERS ABOARD WERE CAPTURED.

State:Ohio
LocationMCCOMB CEMETERY-WEST MAIN STREET AND RADER ROAD
City
State
Zip Code45858

 

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