Segmented “Walk the Walk” Event

 

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HWY 20 M. Marker     Walking dates Day’s start pt.     MoH Recipient       War                           Information Links       Relationship to Nebraska           Notes
0 to 6 Day 1 May 11, 2020 Border  Bates, Delavan Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delavan_Bates Buried in Aurora, NE  
0 to 6 Day 1 May 11, 2020   Bourke, John G. Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gregory_Bourke Served with Gen. Crook  
6 to 12 Day 1 May 11, 2020 Stay in Coates, Jefferson Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Coates Died in Dorchester, NE  
12 to 18 Day 1 May 11, 2020 Ft. Robinson Duncan, James K.L. Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_K._L._Duncan    
18 to 24 Day 1 May 11, 2020 nites of May 10 Flanagan, Augusin Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustin_Flanagan Died in Tecumseh, NE  
24 to 30 Day 1 May 11, 2020 & May 11 Hanks, Joseph Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Hanks_(Medal_of_Honor) Died in North Bend, NE  
30 to 36 Day 1 May 11, 2020   Henry, Guy Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Vernor_Henry Served Indian Wars  
37 to 43 Day 2 May 12, 2020 Crawford Howe, Orion P. Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_P._Howe Little Drummer Boy  
43 to 49 Day 2 May 12, 2020 Stay in Johnston, David Civil War http://www.infantry8thmo.org/BioJohnstonD.html Died in Central City, NE  
47 to 55 Day 2 May 12, 2020 Hay Springs Josselyn, Simeon T. Civil War https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/2878 Buried in Omaha, NE – Forest Lawn  
55 to 61 Day 2 May 12, 2020 nite of May 12 McConnell, Samuel Civil War http://www.vconline.org.uk/samuel-mcconnell/4593773889 Buried in Bradshaw, NE  
61 to 67 Day 2 May 12, 2020   Miller, Jacob C. Civil War https://www.flickr.com/photos/cassowaryprods/39240739195 Buried in Papillion, NE  
67 to 73 Day 2 May 12, 2020   Miller, James P. Civil War http://www.iowacivilwarmonuments.com/cgi-bin/gaarddetails.pl?1240531677 Buried in York, NE  
74 to 80 Day 3 May 13, 2020 Hay Springs Prentice, Joseph R. Civil War https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6405225/joseph-rollin-prentice Buried in Hebron, NE  
80 to 86 Day 3 May 13, 2020 Stay in Shapland, John Civil War https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6404327/john-shapland Buried in York, NE  
86 to 92 Day 3 May 13, 2020 Gordon Traynor, Andrew Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Traynor Buried in Omaha, NE – Forest Lawn  
92 to 98 Day 3 May 13, 2020 nite of May 13 Vifquain, Victor Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Vifquain Buried in Lincoln, NE – Calvary  
98 to 104 Day 3 May 13, 2020   Widick, Andrew J. Civil War https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6826128/andrew-jackson-widick Buried in Bertrand, NE  
104 to 110 Day 3 May 13, 2020   Williams, William H. Civil War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Haliday_Williams Buried in Schuyler, NE  
111 to 117 Day 4 May 14, 2020 Gordon Babcock, John B. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_B._Babcock Actions at Spring Creek, NE  
117 to 123 Day 4 May 14, 2020 Stay in Butler, Edmund Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmond_Butler Buried in Omaha, NE – Holy Sepulchre  
123 to 129 Day 4 May 14, 2020 Cody Canfield, Heth Indian Wars https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/1355 Actions at Little Blue, NE (Pauline, NE) (1 of 4)  
129 to 135 Day 4 May 14, 2020 nite of May 14 Cody, William F. Indian Wars http://www.historybyzim.com/2014/01/buffalo-bill-cody-and-the-medal-of-honor/ Actions near Ft. McPherson, NE (1 of 4)  
135 to 141 Day 4 May 14, 2020   Co-rux-d-kah-Wadde Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Co-Rux-Te-Chod-Ish Born in Nebraska – 1st Native Am. MoH  
142 to 147 Day 4 May 14, 2020   Day Matthias W. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthias_W._Day Posted in Nebraska w/ Apache Scouts  
148 to 154 Day 5 May 15, 2020 Cody Denny, John Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Denny_(Medal_of_Honor) Worked @ Ft. Robinson in retirement  
154 to 160 Day 5 May 15, 2020 Stay in Foley, John H. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Foley Action with Cody @ Stapleton, NE (2 of 4)  
160 to 166 Day 5 May 15, 2020 Valentine Grant, George Indian Wars https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6404325/george-grant Buried Arbor Cemetary NW of Stockville  
166 to 172 Day 5 May 15, 2020 nite of May 15 Herron, Leander Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leander_Herron Buried in St. Paul, NE  
172 to 178 Day 5 May 15, 2020   Heyl, Charles H. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_H._Heyl Actions near Ft. Hartsuff, NE (Burwell) 4/28/1876  
178 to 184 Day 5 May 15, 2020   Himmelsback, Michael Indian Wars https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/2357 Actions near Little Blue, NE (Pauline, NE) (2 of 4)  
185 to 191 Day 6 May 16, 2020 Valentine Hubbard, Thomas Indian Wars https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/3005 Actions near Little Blue, NE (Pauline, NE) (3 of4)  
191 to 197 Day 6 May 16, 2020 Stay in Johnson, Henry Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Johnson_(Buffalo_Soldier) Posted at Fort Robinson Action in CO Buffalo Soldier
197 to 203 Day 6 May 16, 2020 Wood Lake Jordan, George Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Jordan_(Medal_of_Honor)  Buried Fort Robinson National Cemetary Buffalo Soldier
203 to 209 Day 6 May 16, 2020 nite of May 16 Leonard, Patrick J. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_James_Leonard Actions near Little Blue, NE (Pauline, NE)  
209 to 215 Day 6 May 16, 2020 NO AM. LEG Leonard, Patrick T. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Thomas_Leonard Actions near Ft. Hartsuff, NE (Burwell) 4/28/1876  
215 to 221 Day 6 May 16, 2020   Lewis, William B. Indian Wars https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/3221 Cheyenne outbreak for actions in Nebraska   
222 to 228 Day 7 May 17, 2020 Wood Lake Lohnes, Francis W. Indian Wars http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/1755/lohnes-francis-w.php Actions @ Gilman’s Ranch/Buried Richardson Cty. https://books.google.com/books?id=hirU9z4_kL8C&pg=PA247&lpg=PA247&dq=gilmans+ranch+nebraska&source=bl&ots=ld7fpH-PCJ&sig=ACfU3U2TK430hAwDfd3z0ZOFqhHbJJnCFA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiSoIePrfTlAhXJHzQIHfV1Be4Q6AEwA3oECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=gilmans%20ranch%20nebraska&f=false
228 to 234 Day 7 May 17, 2020 Stay in Lytton, Jeptha L. Indian Wars https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/1663 Actions near Fr. Hartsuff, NE (Burwell) 4/28/1876  
234 to 240 Day 7 May 17, 2020 Bassett Miller, George Indian Wars https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12023/george-miller Buried in Kansas  
240 to 246 Day 7 May 17, 2020 nite of May 17 Mott, John Indian Wars https://army.togetherweserved.com/army/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=372931 Buried in Forest Lawn – Omaha, NE  
246 to 252 Day 7 May 17, 2020   Stance, Emanuel Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emanuel_Stance Buried in Ft. McPherson Nat’l Cem. Buffalo Soldier
252 to 258 Day 7 May 17, 2020   Strayer, William H. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_H._Strayer Action with Cody @ Stapleton, NE (3 of 4) Lost soul
259 to 265 Day 8 May 18, 2020 Bassett Thompson, George W. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Thompson_(Medal_of_Honor) Actions near Little Blue, NE (Pauline, NE) (4 of 4) Later deserted and was never found 
265 to 271 Day 8 May 18, 2020 Stay in  Vokes, Leroy H. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leroy_H._Vokes Actions with Cody @ Stapleton, NE (4 of 4)  
271 to 277 Day 8 May 18, 2020 Atkinson Wilson, William O. Indian Wars https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Othello_Wilson Posted in Ft. Robinson Deserted – Buffalo Soldier
277 to 283 Day 8 May 18, 2020 nite of May 18 Holderman, Nelson M. WW 1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_M._Holderman Born in Trumbull, NE Lead the “Lost Battalion” – One of most decorated of WW1
283 to 289 Day 8 May 18, 2020   Rickenbacker, Edward V. WW 1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Rickenbacker Stationed in Nebraska- Omaha Most successful WW1 Ace
289 to 295 Day 8 May 18, 2020   Ehle, John W. War With Spain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Walter_Ehle Born Kearney, NE  
296 to 302 Day 9 May 19, 2020 Atkinson Meredith, James War With Spain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Meredith_(Medal_of_Honor) Born in Omaha, NE – Buried in St. Mary’s, Omaha  
302 to 308 Day 9 May 19, 2020 stay in Schmidt, Otto Diller War With Spain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Diller_Schmidt Born in Blair and Buried @ Prospect Hill, Norfolk  
308 to 314 Day 9 May 19, 2020 Orchard Volz, Jacob, Jr. War With Spain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Volz Born in Sutton, NE  
314 to 320 Day 9 May 19, 2020 nite of May 19 Gomez, Edward Korean Conflict https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11429/edward-gomez Born in Omaha, NE – Buried in St. Mary’s, Omaha  
320 to 326 Day 9 May 19, 2020   Kouma, Ernest R. Korean Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_R._Kouma Born in Dwight, NE  
326 to 332 Day 9 May 19, 2020   Baker, Vernon WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernon_Baker Lived at Boy’s Town for some time  
333 to 339 Day 10 May 20, 2020 Orchard Bauer, Harold W. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_W._Bauer Grew up in and graduated from Alma, NE  
339 to 345 Day 10 May 20, 2020 stay in Booker, Robert D. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_D._Booker Born and buried in  Callaway, NE  
345 to 351 Day 10 May 20, 2020 Osmond Cown, Richard E. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Cowan_(soldier) Born in Lincoln, NE  
351 to 357 Day 10 May 20, 2020 nite of May 20 Hansen, Dale M. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_M._Hansen Born in Wisner, NE  
357 to 363 Day 10 May 20, 2020   Lindstrom, Floyd K. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_K._Lindstrom Born in Holdrege, NE Eagle Scout
363 to 369 Day 10 May 20, 2020   Parle, John J. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Joseph_Parle Born in Omaha, NE – Buried in Holy Sepulchre  
370 to 376 Day 11 May 21, 2020 Osmond Powers, Leo J. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_J._Powers Born in Anselmo, NE  
376 to 382 Day 11 May 21, 2020 stay in Schwab, Donald K. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_K._Schwab Born and buried in Hooper, NE  
382 to 388 Day 11 May 21, 2020 Laurel Tominac, John J. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J._Tominac Stationed in Nebraska?  
388 to 394 Day 11 May 21, 2020 nite of May 11 Treadwell, Jack L. WW ll https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_L._Treadwell#Post_war Degree from University of Omaha ranked among the Top 50 Most Highly Decorated US Military Personnel of All Time.
394 to 400 Day 11 May 21, 2020   Coker, Ronald L. Vietnam Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_L._Coker Born and buried in Alliance, NE  
400 to 406 Day 11 May 21, 2020   Fous, James Vietnam Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_W._Fous Born in Omaha, NE, grad. Central High, Buried Fr. McPherson  
407 to 413 Day 12 May 22, 2020 Laurel Hagemeister, Charles C. Vietnam Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_C._Hagemeister Born in Lincoln, NE  
413 to 419 Day 12 May 22, 2020   Hibbs, Robert J. Vietnam Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_John_Hibbs Born in Omaha, NE  
419 to 425 Day 12 May 22, 2020   Keith, Miguel Vietnam Conflict https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miguel_Keith Attended.  North High – Buried Forest Lawn in Omaha  
425 to Lake Ave. Day 12 May 22, 2020   Kerrey Joseph Robert Vietnam Conflict https://valor.militarytimes.com/hero/2126 Born in Lincoln, NE & Neb. Senator  
Lake Ave. to G. St. Day 12 May 22, 2020 Mission Young, Gerald O. Vietnam Conflict