CALHOUN'S MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT REMEMBERED - Bernard Pius Bell Had Humble Roots

(11/09/2017)

Bernard Pius Bell is Calhoun's only soldier to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, one of few in West Virginia.

Bell grew up at Henrietta, a short distance from Grantsville along State Route 5.

The Grantsville bridge has been named in his honor and a plaque was mounted with his history at the Army Reserve Center at Big Bend.

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Uncommon Deeds Placed Calhoun Man In History (Part One)

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - President Harry Truman Honors Calhoun Man (Part Two)

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Grantsville Bridge Named For Calhoun Hero (Part Three)

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Plaques Erected In His Honor (Part Four)

HEROES LIFE RECALLED BY SISTER - “My Heart Is In West Virginia”

BELL'S HEROISM RETURNS TO CALHOUN TODAY - Grantsville Bridge Named In His Honor


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