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Colonel Demus T. Craw Medal of Honor Memorial

Header image, above, property of 7&4 News (http://www.mohcraw.com/images/monument.jpg) More than half a century after his death, a Medal of Honor recipient was honored for his valiant sacrifice. Born on April 9, 1900, Colonel Demus T. Craw grew up in Long…

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Medal of Honor Recipient John C. Sjogren

Staff Sargent John C. Sjogren was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions against the Japanese in 1945 serving with the 40th Infantry division. Following the Second World War John enlisted in the National Guard. While in the Michigan…

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First Lieutenant John Sjogren Memorial Statue

First Lieutenant John C. Sjogren was a Medal of Honor recipient and soldier in the United States Army World War II. He fought in the closing battles of the war in the Pacific Campaign and was the only Medal of…

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The Stonewall Regiment 17th MI Volunteers

The Civil War, a bloody conflict that engulfed the entire nation, fought by ordinary men who accomplished the extraordinary. Forever immortalized in monuments, these men came from the same towns as you and me. The 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment…

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Colonel Delbert L. Waugh Memorial

Colonel Delbert L. Waugh was a lieutenant colonel in the army before he retired and worked as a pilot for Angels MedFlight.  As a result of his bravery and dedication, Waugh earned a total of 25 decorations and badges, including…

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General Frank D. Baldwin

American General Frank D. Baldwin from the State of Michigan was one of only 19 people to be awarded two Medals of Honor. General Baldwin fought in three separate wars, the Civil War, the Indian Wars and the Philippine – American…

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