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Near Hazelton in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to All Men and Women Wounded in All our Wars

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 The Department of West Virginia Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.82′ N, 79° 29.689′ W. Marker is near Hazelton, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 68 at milepost 31.5 when traveling west. Click for map. Memorial is located at the West Virginia Welcome Center/Interstate 68 Westbound Rest Area, near the Eastern end of the main building. Marker is in this post office area: Bruceton Mills WV 26525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Preston County / Pennsylvania (approx. 4 miles away); Friendís Graveyard (approx. 4.4 miles away in Maryland); Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center

Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
This view shows the memorial and the flagpole behind it
(approx. 6.4 miles away in Maryland); The National Road (approx. 6.4 miles away in Maryland); Brandonville (approx. 6.7 miles away); Bruceton (approx. 7.6 miles away); Braddock Road (approx. 7.9 miles away in Pennsylvania).
 
Categories. Military
 
West Virginia Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
3. West Virginia Welcome Center
The State of West Virginia incorporated into the landscaping
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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