The Lime Creek Monument is located in the Lime Creek Cemetery on Munson Rd. outside of Morenci Michigan. This monument is one of the 1st ten monuments put up in the state and is in drastic need of repair. The engravings are almost unreadable. This monument has the names of 33 men all from Medina Township.
Vital Records Collection of the DAR of Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan. Vol. 5
published Adrian 1943, townships of Fairfield, Medina, Seneca and the city of Morenci.
West Panel, US Sharpshooters:
North Panel 4th Mich. Inf.
South Panel 18th Mich. Inf.
East Panel: 11th Mich. Cav.
Proper, J.N., Co. D, d. Lexington, Ky, Feb 1864, ae 19 yrs.
Memorial Day May 30, 2015
On May 30, 2015 Nash-Hodges held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Lime Creek Cemetery on Munson Rd. just outside of Morenci MI. Around 40 members, locals and media were in attendance. The 33 men listed on the monument were honored by the reading of their names along with the ringing of a bell and the placement of an American Flag near the side of the monument in which their names are inscribed on. James Malarney a local Historian was the guest speaker. He told stories of the history of the men and the monument. The ceremony was concluded with Amazing Grace being played on the Bagpipes by Scott Wilson and the firing of a gun salute by the 4th Michigan Company G and Battery D 1st Michigan Light Artillery Reenactors and ended with taps.