Manchester in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Corporal Brian James Schoﬀ
2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
101st Airborne Division
"Operation Iraqi Freedom"
"Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you: Jesus Christ and the American Soldier. One died for your soul, and the other for your freedom. What we do for ourselves dies with us - what we do for others lives on forever."
Erected by Provided by the Citizens of Coffee County.
Location. 35° 28.992′ N, 86° 5.316′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on South Spring Street. Touch for map. The monument is on the grounds of the Coffee County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester TN 37355, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civilian Conservation Corps (a few steps from this marker); Tullahoma Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Experiment in Armor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Armored Maneuvers Old Stone Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away); Granny Hickerson Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
1. Text of Veteran Memorials near Corporal Brian James Schoff marker, listed chronologically.
To honor the memory of the men and women who served and sacrificed during the War Between the States.
1861 – 1865
Lest we Forget
Erected and Dedicated
Capt. Calvin C. Brewer
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Dedicated to the everlasting memory of the men and women of Coffee County who served their country in World Wars I and II
In memoriam and reverent honor to the brave veterans of Coffee County who made the supreme sacrifice and gave their lives on battlefields around the world during World War I and World II. They fought and died that nations would be freed from ravages of tyranny, atrocities of dictatorships
Ellis D. Adams ∙ Henry A. Anderson ∙ Cleon V. Beckman ∙ John W. Brown ∙ George Carrick ∙ Tom Evans ∙ Clarence Farrar ∙ Joseph T. Finley ∙ Lawrence Freeze ∙ Vern Fullerton ∙ Pleasant D. Gaultney ∙ Thomas M. Harrison ∙ Ed B. Hastings ∙ Robert Hathcock ∙ Lavoy Haynes ∙ William R. Henry ∙ David Hicks ∙ Hence H. Hittson ∙ Doak Holder ∙ Ester C. Holt ∙ Gordon Honeycutt ∙ Elmer C. Johnson ∙ Leonard Kilgore ∙ Joseph Kyle ∙ William Landers ∙ McKinley Lawson ∙ Ridley Ledbetter ∙ Presley L. Love ∙ Hommar M. Lowery ∙ Enoch Lynch ∙ James Mathey ∙ Claud D. Nippers ∙ Elijah M. Owery ∙ John L. Parham ∙ James A. Reed ∙ Rennie F. Roberts ∙ Horace Rogers ∙ John Shelton ∙ Thomas Sherrill ∙ David R. Smith ∙ William H. Summers ∙ John N. Taylor ∙ Robert H.P. Walker ∙ E.B. Weitz
James D. Anderson ∙ Palmer S. Awtrey ∙ William H. Baker ∙ Charles E. Campbell ∙ Clifford Capshaw ∙ Leonard Carroll ∙ James B. Clark ∙ Malcolm V. Cooley ∙ Virlon Creek ∙ Don A. Daniel Jr. ∙ Norman L. Daniel ∙ James B. Dunn ∙ Frank
“May they awaken to peace and joy with God in that city not made with hands.” Amen.
Re-dedicated Nov. 11, 1986
In honored memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the preservation of freedom for those oppressed people of South Korea. And in memory of all Coffee County veterans who honorably and faithfully served in the
(1950 – 1953)
“May our love for freedom and liberty equal their deeds and sacrifice.”
[Smaller marker at base of Korean veterans memorial]
Just as tender shoots, killed by a chilling frost, these sons of freedom were taken from our midst by the cold ravages of war.
Marvin Ray Brooks ∙ John Willard Farrar ∙ Medford O. Parker ∙ Orman L. “Dan” Hickerson ∙ James W. Jones ∙ Robert B. Straight ∙ Eugene McGowen ∙ Thomas W. Williams ∙ Franklin D. Johnson
“Rest in Peace”
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Army ∙ Navy ∙ Air Force ∙ Marine Corps ∙ Coast Guard
251st Supply & Service Co.
30th Quartermaster Bn.
Tenn. Army National Guard
Erected to Honor all Coffee County Veterans who served our Nation throughout the Persian Gulf Area War
Operation Desert Storm
1990 – 1994
The Symbol of Freedom
— Submitted May 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on May 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.