17 March 2010

Civil War Medal of Honor Ceremony May 15

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

Sgt. Benjamin F. Youngs (1844-1927) of the U.S. Army Volunteer 1st Michigan Sharpshooters received the Medal of Honor during the Civil War.

Military funeral honors and unveiling of his MOH headstone will be on Saturday, May 15th at 11:00 am at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, 3640 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023.

Sgt. Youngs family will be in attendance. They will be traveling from England, Canada and several states.

For more information, directions or how you can participate in this event, please contact the California Medal of Honor Project at blackrose@inbox.com.

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