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  • 2-33 Entrance marker to Grove 2-33 Entrance marker to Grove
  • 2-33 Face of marker 2-33 Face of marker
  • 2-33 Marker looking ease 2-33 Marker looking ease
  • 2-33 Marker looking west 2-33 Marker looking west
  • 2-33 Monument in Grove Cem. 2-33 Monument in Grove Cem.
  • 2-33 Sign at Hardin County Museum 2-33 Sign at Hardin County Museum
  • 2-33 Medal of Honor 2-33 Medal of Honor
Title, side A
In memory of Jacob Parrott
Text, side A
Jacob Parrott who is buried here. Born July 17, 1843 in Fairfield County, Ohio. Died December 22, 1908. At 18 he enlisted in Company K, 33rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was the youngest member of the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized "The General" locomotive at Big Shanty, Georgia, April 12, 1862. Captured and later exchanged, Parrott was the first recipient of the Medal of Honor, March 25, 1863.
Address
15419 State Route 309
Kenton, OH 43326
Location
Grove Cemetery
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.644715, Longitude: -83.586390.
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