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CMOHS.org - Sergeant Major ROSS, MARION A., U.S. Army

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ROSS, MARION A.

Rank: Sergeant Major
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 2d Ohio Infantry
Born: Champaign County, Ohio
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: Georgia, April 1862
 
 


ROSS, MARION A. Photo
 
Citation

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.