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Traditional Geocache

USMC MOH: DYER, JESSE FARLEY

A cache by zombiestompers
Hidden : 11/7/2012
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 DYER, JESSE FARLEY Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 2 December 1877, St. Paul, Minn. Appointed from: Minnesota. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915. Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914; was in both days fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.

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Last Updated: on 10/17/2014 2:55:43 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:55 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum