Medal of Honor Monument

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Intersection of High and Water Streets
Portsmouth, VA
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Portsmouth City

Commemorates eleven holders of the Congressional Medal of Honor including Sgt. Charles Veal, 4th U.S. Colored Troops, a Portsmouth native who dashed forward to seize the nation's colors from a dying soldier at the Battle of New Market Heights in 1864.

Last Updated: 1/23/2015 2:46 PM
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