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In Memory of Marion A. Ross
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Born here October 9, 1832. Attended Antioch College. Member of Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge. Enlisted in the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and volunteered for the famous Andrews Raid. The raiders seized "The General" locomotive at Big Shanty, Georgia, April 12, 1862. Captured and executed, Ross is buried in the National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn. Awarded posthumously the Medal of Honor, September 1863.
W. Pike Street (OH 55)
Christiansburg, OH 45389
SW corner of W. Pike Street (OH 55) and Wilson Street, on the W side of Christiansburg
Latitude: 40.0554410, Longitude: -84.0296050.
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