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The American Legion Tablet

 
 
The American Legion Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. The American Legion Tablet
Inscription.
The American Legion prays for peace
-- but peace with honor!

We pray that mankind will accept as a basis
for this peace the trinity of
religious, political and social freedom won in
the American Revolution,
preserved in the Civil War,
protected in the Spanish-American War, and
defended in the Great Wars
and in the Korean Conflict.

Dedicted by the American Legion
this eleventh day of November, 1955.

 
Erected 1955 by The American Legion.
 
Location. 39° 49.276′ N, 77° 13.805′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located near the north entrance of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General John Reynolds (a few steps from this marker); Battery I, First Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 75th Pennslyvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (within shouting
Closeup of the American Legion Logo Photo, Click for full size
By Karl Stelly, March 9, 2010
2. Closeup of the American Legion Logo
distance of this marker); Fifth New York Independent Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Military
 
The American Legion Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
3. The American Legion Tablet
The American Legion Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. The American Legion Tablet
The American Legion Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
5. The American Legion Tablet
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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