By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

John Tenbrook Sterling-West Terre Haute, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 28.434 W 087° 28.980
16S E 458456 N 4369479
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Winchester, VA on September 19, 1864. He is buried in Bethesda Cemetery, West Terre Haute, IN.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2019 2:24:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JYG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 0

Long Description:
He was born on July 8, 1841 in Edgar County, IL and died on February 2, 1920 in West Terre Haute, IN. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: STERLING, JOHN T.
• Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 11th Indiana Infantry
• Place and date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864
• Entered service at: Marion County, Ind. Birth. Edgar County, Ill.
• Date of issue: 4 April 1865
Citation: With one companion captured 14 of the enemy in the severest part of the battle.
Armed Service: Army

Visit Instructions:
To properly log your find, post a photograph of the medal recipient's grave marker. Do not place anything on the grave when taking the photo. If you have more information about the recipient please include it in your log.

Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Medal Of Honor Resting Places
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.