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Willie Johnston Marker, Berkeley Plantation, VA (2012)


At Harrison's Landing on July 4, 1862,
Willie Johnston -- age 11, 3rd Vermont
Drummer Boy played for Div. review.
For keeping his drum during the arduous
7 days battles, he was awarded the
Medal of Honor by Sec. of War Stanton.
He remains the youngest recipient of the
Medal of Honor. His gravesite is unknown.
Dedicated June 2012
The Vermont Civil War Hemlocks.

Photograph courtesy of the Vermont Civil War Hemlocks.

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