Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina Veterans’ Memorial
to the heroic men and
women of North Carolina
who served in America's
wars. As long as the flame
of freedom burns, the
memory of their sacrifice
for peace shall endure.
World War I
1917 - 1918
Major Engagements of World War I
Cambrai • Aisne Marne • Meuse • Argonne • Somme Defensive • Soissons • Montfauson • Lys • Ourcq River • St. Quentin • Aisne • Vesle River • Blanc Mont • Cantigny • Somme Offensive • Bois de Foret • Chateau-Thierry • Oise-Aisne • Cunel Heights • Belleau Wood • Ypres-Lys • Romagne Heights • Noyon-Montdidier • Juvigny • Vittorio-Veneto • Champagne-Marne • St. Mihiel • Barricourt Heights
World War II
1941 - 1945
Major Engagements of World War II
Pearl Harbor • Philippine Sea • Cassino • Bataan • Guam • Normandy Invasion • Java Sea • Leyte • Cherbourg • Corregidor • Leyte Gulf • Battle of the Hedgerows • Coral Sea • Luzon • St. Lo • Midway • Iwo Jima • Mortain • Guadalcanal • Mindanao • Argentan-Falaise • Papua • Okinawa • Southern France • Bismarck Sea • Battle of the Atlantic • Metz • New Guinea • North Africa • Aachen • Rabaul • Sicily • Huertgen Forest • Bougainville • Salerno • Battle of the Bulge • Turawa • Volturno
1950 - 1953
Major Engagements of the Korean Conflict
Osan • Ch'Ongch' on River • Wonsan • Kum River • Kunu-Ri • Songjin • Taejon • Changjin Reservoir • Ch'Orwon • Pusan Perimeter • Yudam-Ri • Kumhwa • Naktong Bulge • Kot' O-Ri • Bloody Ridge • Tabgu • Hungnam • Heartbreak Ridge • Inch' On • Wonju • Old Baldy • Seoul • Chip' Yong-Ni • Pork Chop Hill • P' Yongyang • Unsan
Erected 1990 by Veterans' Memorial Commission.
Location. 35° 46.851′ N, 78° 38.344′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Edenton Street and North Wilmington Street. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hickory Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Lawson Wyatt (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Society of North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Blakely Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
Regarding North Carolina Veterans' Memorial. A bronze figure of Lady Liberty surmounting a granite obelisk at the base of which is a bronze "eternal flame" and three bas-reliefs descriptive of World War I, World War II and the Korean Conflict. The central sculpture is surrounded by a semi-circular granite structure that is topped by the flags of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Sculptor: Richard H. Amlung.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II •
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