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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

USMC MOH: HARVEY, HARRY

A cache by zombiestompers
Hidden : 10/28/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This series is to honor the Heroes of the United States Marine Corps who have been awarded the Nation’s highest military honor since its inception.


Established early in the Civil War to "promote efficiency in the Navy", the Medal of Honor rose to prominence in American history and heritage.  Fewer than 3,500 Americans have been awarded Medals of Honor, and today only 81 of them survive.   These heroes are a vanishing breed whose valiant history MUST be preserved for future generations.  That heritage is nurtured and sustained on the ground floor of the Hall of Heroes.




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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

HARVEY, HARRY

Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 4 June 1873, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New Jersey. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.

Citation:

Served in battle against the enemy at Benictican, 16 February 1900. Throughout this action and in the presence of the enemy, Harvey distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

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Last Updated: on 7/29/2014 10:42:14 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:42 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum