of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
*ROSS, MARION A.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant Major, 2d Ohio Infantry. Place and Date:
Georgia, April 1862. Birth: Champaign County, Ohio. Date Of Issue:
Nineteen of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or
Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into the enemy's territory and captured a
railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between
Chattanooga and Atlanta.
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