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Near Pound in Wise County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel Webster Dotson

 
 
Daniel Webster Dotson Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
1. Daniel Webster Dotson Marker
Inscription. Entering the town of Lieutenant Daniel Webster Dotson, born Sept 25, 1920; died May 2, 1953. A veteran of the Korean War and World War II. Virginia’s second-highest decorated soldier and Wise County’s most decorated soldier in the Korean War.
 
Location. 37° 9.332′ N, 82° 37.382′ W. Marker is near Pound, Virginia, in Wise County. Marker is at the intersection of Orby Cantrell Highway (U.S. 23) and Potter Town Road (County Route 667), on the right when traveling south on Orby Cantrell Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pound VA 24279, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Crooked Road (here, next to this marker); Pound Gap Engagement (within shouting distance of this marker); Pound Gap (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wise County / Kentucky (approx. half a mile away); Caudill’s Army (approx. 0.6 miles away in Kentucky); Brothers Once More (approx. 0.6 miles away in Kentucky); Pound Gap Massacre (approx. 0.6 miles away in Kentucky); a different marker also named Pound Gap (approx. 0.8 miles away in Kentucky).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World II
 
The Daniel Webster Dotson and Crooked Road Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
2. The Daniel Webster Dotson and Crooked Road Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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