MEDAL OF HONOR List of recipients


County officials have developed this list of recipients of the nation's highest military honor who either lived in or were buried in the county. The men, the war in which they fought and where they are buried follows:
Jesse Barrick, Civil War; Pasco Cemetery, Pasco, Wash.Ralph Dias, Vietnam; Oakdale Cemetery, Leetonia.John Gaunt, Civil War; Gurney Wilburite Friends Cemetery, Damascus.Abraham Greenawalt, Civil War; City Cemetery, Alliance.Collin Morton, World War I; Columbiana Memorial Park, East Liverpool.Melvin Newlin, Vietnam; Spring Hill Cemetery, Wellsville.Louis Renninger, Civil War; Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene, Ore.William Surles, Civil War; Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool.Nelson Ward, Civil War; Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Calif.Robert Wood, Civil War; Grove Hill Cemetery, Hanoverton.
Source: Columbiana County commissioners

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