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Cambridge in Guernsey County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
Purple Heart Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2008
1. Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.

1782 The Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932

My stone is red for the blood they shed.
The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care.
If I could be seen by all mankind
maybe peace will come in my lifetime.

 
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 625 and The People Who Share in Our Pride and Love of Country.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 40° 1.492′ N, 81° 35.393′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Ohio, in Guernsey County. Marker is on Wheeling Avenue (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Memorial is on the south grounds of the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge OH 43725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guernsey County Desert Storm Memorial (here, next to this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (here, next to this marker); Guernsey County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Guernsey Civil War Memorial (a
Purple Heart Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2008
2. Purple Heart Memorial
Guernsey County Veterans, Medal of Honor, and Desert Storm Memorials to right of Purple Heart Memorial. County courthouse in background.
few steps from this marker); Robert T. Secrest (within shouting distance of this marker); Guernsey County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George R. Tingle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on March 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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