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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° 7.807′ N, 82° 37.352′ W. Marker is near Pound, Virginia, in Wise County. Marker is at the intersection of Orby Cantrell Highway (U.S. 23) and Petes Lane, 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pound, Virginia (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pound Gap Engagement (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Crooked Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Webster Dotson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pound Gap (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wise County / Kentucky (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brothers Once More (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky); Pound Gap Massacre (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Pound.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World II
 
Daniel Webster Dotson Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
2. Daniel Webster Dotson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 14 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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