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Combat Wounded Veterans monument at Veterans Memorial Park. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, January 28, 2017
Combat Wounded Veterans monument at Veterans Memorial Park.
Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Combat Wounded VeteransMilitary Order of the Purple Heart — 1782-1932 —
Dedicated To The Recipients Of The Nation's Oldest Military Decoration "The Purple Heart" Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932 My stone is red for the . . . — Map (db m101168) WM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Take Her DownGilmore, Howard Walter - Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala. —
Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 . . . — Map (db m82036) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Alabama's Own
Front CPL. Sidney E. Manning World War I Medal of Honor One of Gen. Pershing's Immortal Ten This monument dedicated to all that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America that this glory shall not perish from the Earth . . . — Map (db m47485) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Julius Ellsberry
In dedication to Julius Ellsberry, the first Black Alabama man to die in World War II; born Birmingham, Ala, 1922. Enlisted in the U.S. Navy, 1940; First Class Mate [sic] Attendant aboard battleship Oklahoma in the Battle of Pearl . . . — Map (db m63761) HM WM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Leeds — John HenryLegendary ‘Steel Drivin’ Man’
The story of “steel drivin’ man” John Henry is one of America’s most enduring legends. The strong ex-slave became a folk hero during construction of the Columbus & Western Railroad between Goodwater and Birmingham. He drilled holes for . . . — Map (db m22207) HM
Alabama (Lamar County), Vernon — Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
In memory of Lamar County's honored dead Korea Bowen, Elzie Ray Hays, Robert A. Mixon, Herman L. Pickens, Freddie F. Reed, Cecil Rushing, Larry W. In memory of Lamar County's honored dead . . . — Map (db m96851) WM
Alabama (Lamar County), Vernon — Lamar County WWI & WWII Memorial
Side 1 In Memory of Lamar County's Honored Dead World War One and Two Allen, Othar J. • Conner, Herbert C. Atkins, A. Lincoln • Conner, James Box Avers, Cicero • Cox, William Lloyd Baughn, Claudie • Cowart, Milo K. . . . — Map (db m96852) WM
Alabama (Limestone County), Athens — Athens Big Spring Memorial Park
Dedicated to the early settlers, men and women who served in the armed forces and kept our country free. August 12, 1989. — Map (db m37914) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — "Take Her Down!"Howard Walter Gilmore, Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala. —
Panel 1: Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond The call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 . . . — Map (db m74811) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) — Submarines and the Battleship Park —
Panel 1: Anderson, Fred H., RT1 Anderson, John L., Jr., MoMM2 Armstrong, James E., RM1 Balestrieri, S., ENS Blair, Jack L., S2 Blevins, J.T., S1 Boucher, Leo J., S1 Brennan, James J., TM2 Bronder, John J., SC2 Brown, . . . — Map (db m74810) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — The Submarine Lookout Memorial — Submarines and the Battleship Park —
Panel 1: "The Lookout: the Eyes of the WWII Submarine" Panel 2: "Submarine Lookout": Standing his watch on a perch high above the deck, the lookout was the eyes of the submarine while surfaced. Often while submerged he was . . . — Map (db m74809) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — "That Others May Live"
Front Dedicated to Air and Maintenance Crews who flew and maintained the H-43 and the ones who made the supreme sacrifice "That Others May Live" And never let us take lightly the freedom for which they . . . — Map (db m95537) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Airman First Class John L. Levitow Monument
This monument is dedicated in honor of Airman First Class John L. Levitow of Hartford, Connecticut, the first Air Force enlisted man to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. On the night of 24 February 1969, Airman First Class Levitow was a . . . — Map (db m95394) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Arthur N. Black
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Arthur M. Black Airman Third Class Arthur M. Black distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95516) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles D. King
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles D. King Airman First Class Charles D. King distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95493) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles D. McGrath
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles D. McGrath Sergeant Charles D. McGrath distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force . . . — Map (db m95476) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles L. Schaub
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles L. Schaub Staff Sergeant Charles L. Shaub distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed . . . — Map (db m95477) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Dennis M. Richardson
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Dennis M. Richardson The President of the United Sates of America, authorized by Title 10, Section 8742, United States Code, awards the Air Force . . . — Map (db m95512) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Donald G. Smith
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Donald G. Smith Technical Sergeant Donald G. Smith distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95490) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Duane D. Hackney
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Duane D. Hackney Airman Second Class Duane D. Hackney distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against . . . — Map (db m95525) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple Senior Airman Dustin H. Temple distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the . . . — Map (db m95434) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Eugene L. Clay
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Eugene L. Clay Staff Sergeant Eugene L. Clay distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95528) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz Master Sergeant Ivan M. Ruiz distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the United . . . — Map (db m95444) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Jason D. Cunningham
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Jason D. Cunningham Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing . . . — Map (db m95471) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Joel E. Talley
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Joel E. Talley Airman First Class Joel E. Talley distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95494) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to John A. Chapman
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to John A. Chapman Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of . . . — Map (db m95473) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston Staff Sergeant Jon D. Harston distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force . . . — Map (db m95475) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller Technical Sergeant Keary J. Miller distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force near . . . — Map (db m116584) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey Sergeant Larry W. Maysey distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing . . . — Map (db m95527) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Leroy M. Wright
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Leroy M. Wright Technical Sergeant Leroy M. Wright distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95478) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Richard L. Etchberger
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Richard L. Etchberger Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military . . . — Map (db m95529) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Zachary J. Rhyner
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Zachary J. Rhyner Senior Airman Zachary J. Rhyner distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed . . . — Map (db m95459) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Operation Eagle ClawDesert One — 1980 —
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Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Southwest Asia Service MedalLiberation of Kuwait
Front Dedicated to all the enlisted men and women who valiantly participated in the liberation of Kuwait. You are the symbol of freedom. God Bless America Reverse The medal is suspended from a sand colored ribbon with . . . — Map (db m95388) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — William C. Oates
Born November 30, 1833, Died September 9, 1910. Born in poverty, Reared in adversity, Without educational advantages, Yet by honest individual effort he obtained a competency and the confidence of his fellow man, . . . — Map (db m95343) HM
Alabama (Russell County), Fort Mitchell — Veteran Memorials at Fort Mitchell
In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country Presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States May 30, 1989 — Map (db m63420) WM
Arizona (Coconino County), Flagstaff — Bushmaster Park
Bushmaster Park is named in memory of Flagstaff's Company I-158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, and their sacrifices for freedom made in New Guinea, the Phillipine Islands and Japan from 1941 to 1945. "No greater fighting team ever . . . — Map (db m60932) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — 9/11 Arizona Heroes Memorial
In honor of our Arizona fire fighting heroes from Phoenix who went to New York City on September 11, 2001 to aid in the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. Dedicated on Veterans Day — Map (db m29433) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — Arizona Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Armed Forces to those who distinguish themselves "…conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty while . . . — Map (db m29435) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans
This memorial was erected in memory of the young individuals who went to war as kids and lost their youthful dreams, and some their lives, for a cause-freedom and honor-and came back as men with the horrors of war instilled in every fiber of their . . . — Map (db m29434) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Kingman — Mohave Center Plaza of Valor
"O Lord, thou givest us everything at the price of an effort." Leonardo Da Vinci 1452-1519 We remember those who gave their lives in the Holocaust of July 5, 1973, in Kingman John O. Campbell • Allan Hanson • Christopher G . . . — Map (db m29421) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Lukeville — Kris Eggle
On August 9, 2002 While protecting visitors from harm, United States Park Ranger Kris Eggle Was slain in the line of duty. His service and sacrifice To the National Park Service And the people of this country Will never be . . . — Map (db m7003) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Camp Verde — The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873
The following named individuals were assigned, either permanently or temporarily, to Camp Verde, Arizona Territory. While stationed here their personal action in combat was above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the nation's highest . . . — Map (db m28593) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — In Memory of David O. Dodd
In memory of David O. Dodd, the Boy Hero of the Confederacy, This marks the place of his execution. Jan. 8, 1864. — Map (db m117237) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — Volcano
Discovered in 1848 by Colonel Stevenson’s men who mined Soldiers’ Gulch in ’49. First covered wagon party sluiced rich gravel beds. By ’53, men swarmed flats and gulches naming them picturesquely. Hydraulic operations, begun in ’55, brought . . . — Map (db m11365) HM
California (El Dorado County), Georgetown — Georgetown Volunteer Firemen
This monument is dedicated to the Georgetown Volunteer Firemen past and present who have served this community for 125 years. This bell had served as the fire alarm for many years until retired in 1965 when the new station was built. Material . . . — Map (db m11376) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — David of SassoonEpic Folk Hero of the Armenians — ՍԱՍՈԻՆՑԻ ԴԱվիԹ —
[Upper Marker:] Donated to the County of Fresno by the People of Armenian Descent of the San Joaquin Valley August 11, 1970 Varaz Samuelian, Sculptor [Lower Marker:] David of Sassoon is the legendary folk-hero . . . — Map (db m41005) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation's oldest military decoration "The Purple Heart" 1782 The Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they . . . — Map (db m41059) HM
California (Humboldt County), Shelter Cove — In Memory of Our Shipmates
In memory of our shipmates and friends. On July 12, 1994, Coast Guard Helicopter 6541 responded to a mayday from a sailing vessel in distress south of Shelter Cove, CA. While searching for the vessel in heavy fog, the helicopter crashed into the . . . — Map (db m1106) HM
California (Imperial County), Imperial — Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial
This Memorial Erected in Honor of Those Who Served Their Country in Time of War By Veteran's Memorial Housing Committee - May 30, 1941 • Representing County Board of Supervisors - Hugh T. Osborne • Representing veterans of the war with . . . — Map (db m81827) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Capt. Lou Lenart, USMC (Ret.)FG-1D Corsair
This monument is dedicated to Capt. Lou Lenart and to all U.S. Marine Corps and Navy pilots who flew the F4-U or FG-1D Corsair in combat during World War II. “Most of my experience with the Corsair was in close support of our ground . . . — Map (db m118074) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Japanese-American Soldiers442nd Infantry RCT, World War II Memorial — Korean War Dead - 1950 to '53 —
Text on the plaque attached to the south face of the base beneath the tall column in the northwest corner [traditionally the Japanese/Japanese-American section of the cemetery]: In Sacred Memory This memorial is reverently placed here . . . — Map (db m74081) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Latino Blood, American Hearts
This site is dedicated to the Latino-American Heroes who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for bravery. For love of country, they performed above and beyond the call of duty. Heroes y . . . — Map (db m74096) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — World Trade Center Monument
This monument that now stands in front of you is a tribute to the Firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. This monument once stood as a major portion of the vertical structural support for the center's . . . — Map (db m147659) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — Portal of the Folded WingsShrine to Aviation
Dedicated To The Honored Dead Of American Aviation On The 50th Anniversary Of Powered Flight, Dec. 17, 1953, By Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker USAF (Ret.) - - - - - - - - - - - - Beneath The Memorial tablets in this sacred portal rest the . . . — Map (db m150059) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 9-11 Tribute
[Side 1] Nearly 3,000 innocent people died in the attacks of September 11, 2001. This memorial is dedicated to those who perished, and to the survivors of 9-11. It is a tribute to all heroes: Civilians, airline industry and Pentagon . . . — Map (db m93289) HM
California (Marin County), Inverness — Lives of Sacrifice and Service are Honored Here
Since 1889, United States Life-Saving Service and Coast Guard crews have risked their lives to save shipwreck victims at Point Reyes. Brave crews of highly trained men struggled in some of the worst conditions in North America, sacrificing comfort, . . . — Map (db m102689) HM
California (Marin County), Novato — Lloyd Andrews Hamilton
Dedicated to the Memory of Lloyd Andrews Hamilton First Lieutenant 17th Areo Squadron Awarded Distinguished Service Cross for Extraordinary Heroism in Action at Varssionagre, Belgium August 18, 1918 Killed in Action Near . . . — Map (db m102756) WM
California (Mono County), Mammoth Lakes — Tragedy at Convict Lake
On February 19, 1990, a tragedy occurred at this site. Three boys from a local youth camp fell through the ice. Two counselors, David Myers and Randy Porter, U.S. Forest Service employee Clay Cutter, and Long Valley Fire Captain Vidar Anderson . . . — Map (db m2895) HM
California (Riverside County), Indian Wells — Eisenhower Walk of HonorMedal of Honor Memorial
The Eisenhower Walk of Honor allows all of us to recall the debt of gratitude owed to ordinary people for extraordinary acts of patriotism and courage. Men and women doing their duty for their country, honorably and with integrity. This tribute . . . — Map (db m114773) HM WM
California (Riverside County), March Air Reserve Base — United States of America Medal Of Honor Memorial
...For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty... — Map (db m72639) WM
California (Riverside County), Riverside — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to eulogize the sacrifices of American Veterans. It is to commemorate them, their comrades, their personal and emotional sacrifices, and to acknowledge those Americans who have lost loved ones in the service . . . — Map (db m54379) HM
California (Riverside County), Riverside — War Dog Memorial
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California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Veterans Memorial
The Folsom Veterans Memorial honors those brave individuals who serve our country and those who have fallen in service to our country. The memorial is composed of several distinct elements. The Flag Court pays homage to all those who have served . . . — Map (db m15619) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Mexican-American War Memorial
In memory of the American Servicemen of Hispanic descent and all others who sacrificed their lives to protect the freedoms we enjoy. — Map (db m15474) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Fireman’s Plot
“First in Danger and Always Ready” This inscription, engraved on a silver trumpet presented to Engine Company No. 3 in 1853, a token of appreciation, perhaps best describes Sacramento’s gallant volunteer fire department as a . . . — Map (db m56324) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The First Hundred Years are the Hardest
When Sacramento bought steam pumpers the volunteers could not keep their steam? up, so they hired professional firemen. Since March 30, 1872, Sacramento paid firemen have always been the first to respond to any crisis. New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, . . . — Map (db m38318) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — USS California Bell Memorial
(Left Side of Base Holding Bell) Only battleship built on the Pacific Coast Launched at Mare Island Navy Yard Nov. 20, 1919 Ship’s bell dedicated and rung for the last time by Governor Earl Warren Oct. 27, 1949 . . . — Map (db m70035) HM WM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Ingram PlazaPreble Field, Naval Training Center San Diego — — Liberty Station — —
Panel 1 This plaza is dedicated to the memory of Osmond K. Ingram Gunner's Mate First Class United States Navy who sacrificed his life in an effort to save his ship and shipmates during an engagement between the U.S.S. Cassin and . . . — Map (db m51535) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10United States Navy — In Memory of the Men Lost in Action —
[Panel 1]: Eternal God who alone spreads out the heavens and rules the raging seas, may this memorial bring continued remembrance to the one hundred and thirty seven men who died defending their country in time of danger, and whose . . . — Map (db m8480) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Hoel * USS S. B. Roberts * USS JohnstonUnited States Navy — "In Everlasting Memory" —
Inscribed here are the names of 525 men who died in the Battle of Leyte Gulf during the liberation of the Philippine Islands on 25 Oct 1944. Their ships, the destroyers USS Johnston (DD-557) and USS Hoel (DD-533) and destroyer escort USS Samuel B. . . . — Map (db m8428) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Philippine national hero and martyr stayed at the Palace Hotel from May 4 to 6, 1888 in the course of his only visit to the Unites States. Imbued with a superior intellect and an intense love for his country, Dr. Rizal sought to gain freedom . . . — Map (db m71856) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — FDR's Saluteto the Officers and Men ... USS "San Francisco"' — USS San Francisco Memorial —
In Salute to the Officers and Men, living and dead, of the U.S.S. “San Francisco” a warship named for our city, which though sorely wounded, emerged triumphantly from the Battle of Guadalcanal, November 12-13 1942 after . . . — Map (db m71479) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Former site of Eureka LodgingResidence of Emperor Norton
On this site stood The Eureka Lodging, a boarding house catering to tradesmen and transients. It's most famous resident, Joshua Abraham Norton (1818-1880), Began living here in 1863 and remained for the next 17 years.

Coming from South Africa . . . — Map (db m113930) HM

California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Unsung Heros
San Francisco’s firemen were the unsung heroes of 1906. Leaderless because Chief Dennis Sullivan had been fatally injured by the quake, with indomitable courage they battled for three days and nights the flames that were consuming the city. — Map (db m72079) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Manteca — Liberty Plot
Dedicated to the boys Who Fought Overseas — In 1917 — — Map (db m19532) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — Firefighters Memorial
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for another.” John 15:13 This memorial is dedicated to honor all Stockton firefighters that gave their lives in the line of duty. — Map (db m15970) HM
California (San Mateo County), Redwood City — 816 — Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery's name reflects the controversy that erupted in the Civil War, three years after the cemetery's beginnings in 1859. Pro- and anti- slavery feelings ran high in California, and the founders of the cemetery strongly opposed the . . . — Map (db m3296) HM
California (Stanislaus County), Ceres — Ceres Volunteer Fire Department
Dedicated to the CERES VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Organized June 1, 1911 George W. Wood First Chief — Reorganized 1921— Erected by the People of Ceres 1940 — Map (db m19468) HM
California (Tehama County), Red Bluff — In Memory - Ken CarlsonWorld War II Ace
Ken went to war against the Germans with the American Eagle Squadron in 1940. He became an ace before the U.S.A. entered the war against Germany. He shot down 13 German aircraft in the war torn skies over England and France in World War II. Ken . . . — Map (db m40422) HM
Colorado (Adams County), Aurora — Charles Kelly Boulevard
In honor of Major Charles L. Kelly, MSC, U.S. Army 1925 - 1964 Dust-Off Pilot Extraordinary Killed in action by small arms fire while attempting to approach a hot LZ near Vinh Long, Viet Nam on 1 July 1964 after . . . — Map (db m96555) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Town of Redding World War I Memorial
Town of Redding 1914   Roll of Honor   1918 Erected in Appreciation of The Services of Our Men and Women Who Served in the World War Harold Albin • Carl A. Anderson • Hubert Anderson • Sigurd Anderson • Edward Babcock • . . . — Map (db m26815) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Shelton — City of Shelton Emergency Services Memorial
City Of Shelton In Memory Of Our Departed Emergency Services Members Who Have Given Their Lives In The Line Of Duty While Protecting the Lives and Property of Our Citizens Shelton Fire Department Daniel E. Wannagot 1991 Shelton Police . . . — Map (db m25612) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Trumbull — Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1
[ West side ] Dedicated To The Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1, Inc Past, Present, Future Established 1925 [ South side ] Trumbull Center Fire District Established 1950 [ North side ] Trumbull . . . — Map (db m26082) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park ---------- Dedicated to two valiant men who gave their lives saving others during the raging flood of August 1955 ---------- Charles J. Yodkins, Sr A Farmington Police Officer ---------- Joseph J. Morin, . . . — Map (db m33063) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — John Lee Levitow
In Honor Of John Lee Levitow Glastonbury, Connecticut Sergeant, United States Air Force 3rd Special Operations Squadron presented Congressional Medal of Honor by President Richard M. Nixon May 14, 1970 For conspicuous gallantry . . . — Map (db m98833) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial
Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial The design of the Memorial was conceived by the Connecticut Firefighters Memorial Committee and incorporates a plaza-like setting featuring a brick patio in the form of a Maltese cross, the universal symbol . . . — Map (db m126451) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Veterans Monument
In Recognition of Service Rendered To Our Country by Men and Women Of New Milford Connecticut During National Crises — Map (db m23073) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Woodbury — The Common
In memory of The Sons of Old Woodbury Those who gave their lives in war Those who lived to build a new nation Those who are known Those who must remain ever nameless Bicentennial of the American Revolution 1776                1976 . . . — Map (db m19226) HM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Middletown — John L. Levitow Memorial Lane
John L. Levitow Memorial Lane Dedicated - November 28, 2000 In Memory of: Sergeant John L. Levitow, U.S. Air Force Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his . . . — Map (db m100151) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Volunteer Firemen’s Monument
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Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Firemen’s Memorial
Memorial to Derby Firemen Dedicated 1974 [ Northwest Facet ] Hotchkiss Hose Co. 1 Org. 1837 [ Southwest Facet ] Storm Engine Co. 2 Org. 1851 [ Northeast Facet ] East End Hose Co. 3 Org. 1950 . . . — Map (db m25402) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Connecticut Police Memorial
[ inscribed on the obelisk in the center of the pavilion ] Dedicated To Those Who Have Made The Supreme Sacrifice Off. Milton Hodder   Hamden   04/22/1943 Tpr./Trn. Stanley C. Heilberg   C.S.P.   06/01/1929 Lt. Paul J. . . . — Map (db m26504) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Arctic Engine Co. No. 11838   1938
Memoriam The Milford Fire Co. Founded On This Site May 23, 1838 Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 1838   1938 — Map (db m26326) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Remembers
[ south side ] Milford Remembers New York City Erected by the People of Milford, Connecticut in memory of the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. With special . . . — Map (db m26336) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Volunteer Fire DepartmentEst. 1838
This bell obtained by Arctic Engine Company, No. 1, in 1887, served as the City of Milford’s first fire alarm warning system from 1887 into the 1930’s. It summoned the town’s volunteer firemen to the call of duty when an emergency arose. It was . . . — Map (db m26314) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — William A. SodermanCongressional Medal of Honor
On December 17, 1944 Pfc. William A. Soderman, of West Haven, Company K, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division armed with a bazooka, defended a key road junction near Rocherath, Belgium. As the German artillery barrage pinned down troops around . . . — Map (db m27867) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Delaware & New Jersey WWII Submariners MemorialDedicated to those who serve in Submarines of the U.S. Navy — The Silent Service ~ Pride Runs Deep —
Left Side of Marker U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II 52 United States Submarines On Eternal Patrol U.S. Navy Submarines Paid Heavily for their success in World War II. 374 Officers and 3131 Men are on board these . . . — Map (db m146109) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware's Field of Valor
On 3 September 1777 an American light infantry corps under the command of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged British and Hessian forces here in the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. Maxwell's Corps was composed of soldiers from New Jersey, North . . . — Map (db m14789) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Purple Heart Trail in Delaware
Dedicated by Governor Jack A. Markell and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Delaware July 27, 2011 The National Purple Heart Trail memorializes those heroic soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who have had the . . . — Map (db m145360) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Soldiers and Sailors Monumentof Delaware
Soldiers and Sailors Monument In Commemoration of Delaware’s Patriotic Dead who Sacrificed Their Lives for their country During the Rebellion of 1861 -65 — Map (db m63185) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II
[Panel 1 of the historical narrative at memorial entrance]: On February 19, 1942, 73 days after the United States entered World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the removal of 120,000 . . . — Map (db m40541) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Nathanael Greene Monument
(Inscription, south face of monument base:) Sacred to the memory of Nathanael Greene, Esquire, a native of the State of Rhode Island who died on the 19th of June 1786 - late Major General in the service of the U.S. . . . — Map (db m30771) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Ulysses S. Grant MemorialNational Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
“Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace,” General Ulysses S. Grant. Hiram Ulysses Grant, mistakenly listed as Ulysses Simpson Grant . . . — Map (db m29459) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — “Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead!”Farragut Square, National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
With these legendary words, naval officer David G. Farragut led the Union fleet past Confederate mines (then called torpedoes) and to victory at the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 5, 1864. From the rigging of his flagship, USS Hartford, . . . — Map (db m4104) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Federal Triangle — Nathan Hale"I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."
Captain, Army of the United States Born at Coventry, Connecticut, June 6, 1755 In the performance of his duty, he resigned his life, a sacrifice to his country's liberty at New York, September 22, 1776 — Map (db m27241) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José Artigas Memorial — "Statues of the Liberators" —
inscription, south face of base: José Artigas Father of the Independence of Uruguay inscription, north face of base: From the people of Uruguay to the people of the United States of America inscriptions, on . . . — Map (db m67168) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José de San Martín Memorial — Statues of the Liberators —
[Inscription on south face of pedestal:] Libertador General José de San Martín [Inscriptions on two panels in the south side of base:] Homenaje al Libertador General D. José de San Martín del Presidente de la Nacion Argentina . . . — Map (db m65936) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — National Headquarters, American Red Cross
National Headquarters American Red Cross has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 23, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in . . . — Map (db m38864) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Simón Bolívar"Statues of the Liberators"
[south face of pedestal] Simón Bolívar The Liberator Born July 24, 1783 Caracas, Venezuela Died December 17, 1830 Santa Marta, Colombia [east face of pedestal] The Republic of Venezuela to the . . . — Map (db m65731) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) — In Memory of Col. Raynal C. Bolling
[Panel No. 1]: "Whatever happens to me will be the result of action, not inaction or drift."                                                   Bolling [Panel No. 2]: On April 7, 1917, the day after President Wilson's war . . . — Map (db m63899) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — e.5 — Building Out the SquareCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
The Great Depression (1929-1941) meant economic catastrophe for millions of Americans, but in Washington it meant a building boom as the Federal Government staffed up to the end the economic crisis. In 1931 alone Congress approved new . . . — Map (db m61823) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site319 U Street, NW — African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC —
Christian Fleetwood (1840-1914) was one of 21 African Americans to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery during the 1864 Battle of Chaffin's Farm near Richmond. After the Civil War he worked for the federal government and organized . . . — Map (db m77543) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), North Cleveland Park — The Hon. Walter Gresham Andrews
This flagpole is presented to the Sheridan School by William, Susan, and Peter Spaulding in loving memory of their great uncle The Hon. Walter Gresham Andrews United States Representative, State of New York 1930 - 1948 . . . — Map (db m135816) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — Memorial Day Order
General Orders No. 11 Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868 I. The 30th day of May, 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense . . . — Map (db m53026) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — General Manuel Belgrano1770 — 1820
Statesman, Leader and Forerunner of the Independence Movement in Latin America. Promoter of the economy and education, mentor of the principles of freedom that burst onto the Argentine early political scene in May 1810. An exemplary soldier, he . . . — Map (db m74989) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest Federal Center — Raoul Wallenberg Place[Sidney R. Yates Federal Building]
"Raoul Wallenberg's mission of mercy on behalf of the United States behind enemy lines during World War II is unprececented in the history of mankind. He is responsible for saving tens of thousands of lives during the Holocaust. A shining light in a . . . — Map (db m39926) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — District of Columbia World War MemorialNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior — National Mall & Memorial Parks —
[Panel 1: northeast corner wayside.] “This monument stands for men who fought not alone for their country, but to establish the principles of justice and peace. We pay tribute here to their valor. We honor them for their . . . — Map (db m76573) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Washington: The ManNational Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"He was, indeed, in every sense of the words, a wise, a good, and a great man." Thomas Jefferson, January 2, 1814 George Washington shaped the United States in both war and peace. He led the Continental Army against the British in the . . . — Map (db m109320) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — African American Civil War Memorial"Spirit of Freedom" — Civil War to Civil Rights and Beyond —
This memorial is dedicated to those who served in the African American units of the Union Army in the Civil War. The 209,145 names inscribed on these walls commemorate those fighters of freedom. [Names of the officers and enlisted men who . . . — Map (db m41748) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Woodland-Normanstone Terrace — Nelson Mandela — Freedom Fighter, Political Prisoner, Statesman —
Panel 1: A Tribute to Nelson Mandela This tribute to Nelson Mandela was unveiled on 21 September 2013 by the Hon. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, and H.E. . . . — Map (db m77575) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Crystal River — Bicentennial Park War Memorial
WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Desert Storm heroes. — Map (db m3528) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Gamble RogersFlorida Troubadour — Beloved Guitarist, Storyteller, Gentleman —
He delighted audiences all across the country with his Southern Gothic tall tales and intricate guitar style, and through his example, inspired high aspirations, personal dignity, and respect for Florida and humanity. Drowned off this beach . . . — Map (db m106690) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — City of Palm Coast Military Memorial
Army • Navy • Marines • Air Force Coast Guard City Of Palm Coast Military Memorial In honor of the following local heroes, who made the ultimate sacrifice, whose dedication and courage will never be forgotten USAF MSGT. . . . — Map (db m105381) WM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Antonio Maceo GrajalesLugarteniente General, Ejercito Libertador de Cuba — Lieutenant General, Cuban Liberation Army —
Born in Santiago de Cuba 14 June 1845. Rose from Private to Major General during the Ten-years War of Independence 1868-78. During the final War of Independence, he led the 1896 invasion of Cuba from Oriente across 750 miles of continual combat. . . . — Map (db m32198) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Jose MartiApostle of Cuban Freedom — Apostol de Cuba —
Born in Havana, Cuba, on January 28, 1853. Patriot, writer, poet, lawyer, and orator. A lover of liberty and justice, his ideas and personal example were a universal inspiration for the world as well as for the Cuban people. He perished on . . . — Map (db m32132) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial I
(Raised section) A grateful county honors the memory of these brave individuals for their unquestioned valor and sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty during combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom Dedicated 2003 Hillsborough County Board . . . — Map (db m32949) WM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Buffalo Soldiers in Tampa Heights1898
  African-Americans have served valiantly in all of America's wars. Although black soldiers fought and died in previous conflicts, they were not permitted to enlist as army regulars until after the Civil War. Organized into separate infantry and . . . — Map (db m32837) HM
Florida (Indian River County), Fellsmere — Fellsmere Veterans Memorial
To honor those who served our country, guarding our shores in times of war and peace. — Map (db m14305) HM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Pinecrest — Special Agent Jerry Dove, Special Agent Benjamin Grogan
The Pinecrest Village Council dedicated this portion of Southwest 82 Avenue on 15th day of May, 2001, in memory of these two FBI agents who gave their lives in the line of duty during a gun battle at this site on April 11, 1986. — Map (db m74958) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Eglin AFB — EOD Memorial
EOD Memorial Dedicated to those who gave their lives in the performance of duty 1970Map (db m99714) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Airman First Class John Lee Levitow3rd Special Operations Squadron
Airman First Class John Levitow was a loadmaster aboard a C-47 gunship on a night combat air patrol mission near Long Binh Army Post, Republic of Vietnam, 24 February 1969. His aircraft was hit by enemy ground fire. The enemy fire wounded half the . . . — Map (db m99749) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Captain Steven L. Bennett20th Tactical Air Support Squadron
On 29 June, 1972, Captain Steven L. Bennett and a Marine observer were flying near Quang Tri, Republic of Vietnam. Responding to a call from a South Vietnamese unit pinned down by the enemy, he requested tactical air support, but none was available. . . . — Map (db m99755) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — First Lieutenant James Phillip Fleming20th Special Operations Squadron
First Lieutenant Fleming was the aircraft commander of a UH-1F transport helicopter near Duc Co in the Republic of Vietnam's central highlands, 26 November 1968. He unhesitatingly flew to the aid of a six-man Special Forces Long Range Reconnaissance . . . — Map (db m99815) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Jockey - 14 MemorialAC-130H   69-6576
On March 14, 1994, while flying enroute to Mogadishu, Somalia, in support of Operation Continue Hope, eight fellow Spectres lost their lives. Let peace be with them. Capt Anthony R. Stefanik Jr.   •  TSgt Robert L. Daniel Capt David J. . . . — Map (db m99726) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Lieutenant Colonel Joe Madison Jackson311th Air Commando Squadron
Lieutenant Colonel Jackson was the aircraft commander of an unarmed C-123 transport flying a tactical emergency evacuation mission to rescue three remaining survivors at the Special Forces camp at Kham Duc, Republic of Vietnam, on 12 May 1968. The . . . — Map (db m99813) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Lieutenant Colonel William Atkinson Jones, III602nd Special Operations Squadron
Lieutenant Colonel Jones flew an A-1H Skyraider on a rescue mission on 1 September 1968 in search of a downed U.S. pilot near Dong Hoi, North Vietnam. Although his aircraft was hit repeatedly by enemy fire, he continued his search until he sighted . . . — Map (db m99802) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Major Bernard Francis Fisher1st Air Commando Squadron
Major Fisher was an A-1E pilot at A Shau, South Vietnam on 10 March 1966. The Special Forces camp was attacked by 2,000 North Vietnamese Army Regulars. Tops of 1,500-foot hills were obscured by an 800-foot ceiling, limiting maneuverability and . . . — Map (db m99811) HM WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor RecipientsWorld War I
Medal of Honor Recipients World War I 2nd.Lt. Erwin R. Bleckley   Oct. 6, 1918, Binarville, France 2nd.Lt. Harold E. Goettler   Oct. 6, 1918, Binarville, France 2nd.Lt. Frank Luke Jr.   Sept. 29, 1918, Murvaux, France . . . — Map (db m99915) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor RecipientsKorea
Medal of Honor Recipients Korea Maj. George A. Davis Jr.   Feb. 10, 1952, Sinuiju-Yalu River, N.Korea Maj. Charles J. Loring Jr.   Nov. 22, 1952, Sniper Ridge, N.Korea Maj. Louis J. Sebille   Aug. 5, 1950, Hamch'ang, . . . — Map (db m99916) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor RecipientsVietnam
Medal of Honor Recipients Vietnam Capt.Steven L. Bennett   June 29, 1972, Quang Tri, S. Vietnam Col. George E. Day   Conspicuous Gallantry while POW Maj. Merlyn H. Dethlefsen   Mar. 10, 1967, Thai Nguyen, N. Vietnam . . . — Map (db m99918) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Medal of Honor RecipientsWorld War II
Medal of Honor Recipients World War II Lt. Col. Addison E. Baker · Aug. 1, 1943 - Ploesti, Romania Maj. Richard I. Bong · Oct. 10 - Nov. 15, 1944 - Southwest Pacific Maj. Horace S. Carswell Jr. · Oct. 26, 1944 - South . . . — Map (db m100432) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Okaloosa Armed Forces Memorial
Presented by Citizens of Okaloosa County in Honor of USAF Hurlburt Field FL. Capt. Richard L. Bakke Capt. Harold L. Lewis, Jr. TSgt. Joel C. Mayo Capt. Lyn D. McIntosh Capt. Charles T. McMillan, III USMC New . . . — Map (db m99722) WM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Operation Restore Hope
  Violence in Somalia was precipitated by a series of civil war, famine, and disease which cost the lives of an estimated 350,000 people. In December 1992, US troops were sent to help contain the lawlessness in Somalia and create a safe . . . — Map (db m99782) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Spirit 03AC-130H 69-6567
  On January 31, 1991 while working a target over Kuwait fourteen Spectre crewmembers reached out and touched the face of God; they became true Ghostriders Maj Paul J. Weaver • SSgt Damon V. Kanuha • TSgt Robert K. Hodges Capt . . . — Map (db m99798) WM
Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation’s oldest military decoration, “The Purple Heart” Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show . . . — Map (db m13956) HM
Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Memorial for Austin C. Welch
Austin Craig Welch, who died attempting to save Crystal E. Droz from drowning. Bartow, Fl. September 3, 2016

"Our hero, Our protector" "I got this!" — Map (db m123549) HM

Florida (Santa Rosa County), Milton — Combat Wounded VeteransSanta Rosa County
Dedicated To All The Men And Women Who Are Recipients Of The Nation's Oldest Military Decoration "The Purple Heart" Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932 . . . — Map (db m99910) WM
Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Korean War1950-1953
At the end of World War II, Korea was divided into two parts, north and south, at the 38th parallel. Troops from the Soviet Union occupied the north and the United States forces occupied the south with the intention of eventually unifying the . . . — Map (db m74149) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — 156 M.L. King AvenueACCORD Freedom Trail
The house at 156 Central Avenue was built in the 1950's for Mrs. Janie Price, a nurse at Flagler Hospital. She had taken her nurse's training at Grady Hospital in Atlanta in the 1940s and while there had attended dances with students from Morehouse . . . — Map (db m7627) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — 56 Park PlaceACCORD Freedom Trail
This house, overlooking Maria Sanchez Lake, was built in the 1950's for a distinguished family of educators. James G. Reddick was a longtime principal of Excelsior School and his wife Maude was the supervisor of black schools in St. Augustine in the . . . — Map (db m21187) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — 650 Julia StreetACCORD Freedom Trail
This house was built in 2008 by Habitat for Humanity for one of the Ancient City's civil rights heroes, Audrey Nell Edwards. Along with JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer, Samuel White, and Willie Carl Singleton, she was one of the "St. Augustine Four." As young . . . — Map (db m40724) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — VFW Memorial
In fond and grateful memory of our Honored Dead From the people of St. Johns County — Map (db m112803) WM
Florida (Volusia County), Ponce Inlet — Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial
The sacrifices of few ensure the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who serve in the Armed Services of the United States, during times of wars and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defend and preserve our freedom. — Map (db m112809) WM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr.
In Memory of Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. Who gave his life in line of duty. “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” St. John 15:13 — Map (db m57947) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — "General"
This Tablet marks the spot at which the LOCOMOTIVE "GENERAL" Was Abandoned by Andrews Raiders Afternoon of April 12th, 1862 Capt. Jas.J. Andrews , with twenty volunteers from Sill's Brigade, Mitchell's Corps, U.S.A. and a citizen of . . . — Map (db m20232) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — General Patrick R. Cleburne Memorial
Cleburne — Map (db m30189) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Battle of Savannah
En l'honneur des valliants Français qui se sont sacrifiés en cet endroit pour notre liberté le 9 Octobre, 1779 In honor of the valiant Frenchmen who gave their lives on this battlefield for our freedom on 9 October, 1779 . . . — Map (db m18455) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame
(Right Marker): Flame of Freedom 1919 - 1969 Dedicated to the Glory of God A fitting reminder of this precious heritage, a tribute to all who offered their lives to preserve it. A gift to our Community by the American . . . — Map (db m7311) HM
Georgia (Chattahoochee County), Fort Benning — Gowdy FieldDedicated 31 March 1925
Named in honor of Sgt Hank Gowdy who put his major league career on hold to join the infantry and serve the nation in WWI Rededicated 29 April 2005 Fort Benning Soldiers and family members Cal Ripken, Jr. BG Benjamin Freakley       Gary . . . — Map (db m15003) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — 033-42 — The Andrews Raid
About 6 A.M., April 12, 1862, a Federal spy & contraband merchant, James J. Andrews, of Ky., together with 18 soldiers & one civilian of Ohio, seized the locomotive "General", & three box cars while the train-crew & passengers were breakfasting at . . . — Map (db m5172) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Col. Joe M. Jackson
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Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Maj. Stephen W. Pless
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Georgia (Effingham County), Springfield — Effingham County Veterans Memorial
[Front]: In grateful memory of those from Effingham County who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of our country that freedom might live and grow and increase its blessings [Along the base of the memorial are the seals for each . . . — Map (db m7695) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), St. Simons Island — 63-3 — S.S. Oklahoma and Esso Baton Rouge Attacked by U-123
After midnight on April 8, 1942, the German submarine U-123 was in position off the St. Simons Island sea buoy. Minutes later it chased and torpedoed two tankers, the Oklahoma and Esso Baton Rouge, killing twenty-two crew members. Survivors were . . . — Map (db m15609) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — The Medal of HonorUnited States Air Force
Base "Awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity of the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force" Top Tablet United States Air Force Medal of Honor . . . — Map (db m44306) HM
Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — Clara Barton
In Commemoration of the Untiring Devotion of Clara Barton ———— She organized and administered efficient measures for the relief of our soldiers in the field, and aided in the great work of preserving the names of more than . . . — Map (db m12126) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-6 — Hero's Memorial
North of this marker in the Porterdale Cemetery is the grave of Bragg Smith over which the City of Columbus erected a marble memorial to commemorate an outstanding deed of heroism. The text reads: “Erected by the City of Columbus to mark . . . — Map (db m57367) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Fort Benning — 32nd Infantry Regiment MemorialThe Queens Own
Front Dedicated to the loyalty, spirit, and courage of those who served the Regiment and those who will. Rear Medal of Honor Recipients Pvt Joseph P. Martinez G.O. 71, 27 October 1943 LTC Don Carlos . . . — Map (db m114297) WM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Dennis Cahill
By deed of self-sacrifice, such as all humanity claims and counts amoung its jewels, hallowed this spot and rendered his name worthy of such Lasting Memory as these rugged stones and this simple tablet can secure. For . . . — Map (db m34003) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — World War1917       1918
[Front]: To honor the men of Richmond County, of every creed and color, who served at their country's call that aggression and lawless force should not dominate the world. [Reverse]: What stands if freedom fall?         . . . — Map (db m10211) WM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage TrailChickamauga - September - 1863
Unlike most Civil War soldiers, William J. Carson (1) did not join one of the state volunteer regiments but went in the 15th United States Infantry Regiment. As a musician he rallied his unit in every action from Shiloh to Chickamauga. In . . . — Map (db m142972) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage TrailChickamauga - September - 1863
Captain Horace Porter was Chief of Ordnance for the , Army of the Cumberland. During the Battle of Chickamauga Porter served as a volunteer aide to General Rosecrans. During the Confederate breakthrough on September 20 Rosecrans yelled, . . . — Map (db m142987) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage TrailChickamauga - September - 1863
At the start of the American Civil War William E. Richey enlisted in Company A of the 15" Ohio Infantry Regiment. He was a corporal when he came to north Georgia in September 1863.

In his report of the battle, Lieutenant Colonel Frank . . . — Map (db m142990) HM

Georgia (Walton County), Social Circle — In Memory of Emma Sansom
In Memory Of Emma Sansom Heroine of the 60's — Map (db m103173) HM
Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — Idaho's First Heroine - Madame Marie Dorion
Madame Marie Dorion passed through Caldwell area in 1811 as the only female traveler in the Wilson Price Hunt Party on what would become a portion of the Oregon Trail through Southern Idaho. She would return to the area with her husband, Pierre . . . — Map (db m119274) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — DeWitt County War Memorial
In Memoriam Dedicated to the men and women of DeWitt County who served in the Cause of Freedom — Map (db m10961) HM
Illinois (DuPage County), Burr Ridge — Bruno F. ShustekShustek Pond
Bruno F. Shustek Sept 10, 1899 - July 6, 1930 Shustek Pond In honor of Bruno F. Shustek, who gave his life attempting a daring midair rescue of parachutist Mary Fahrney, just northwest of this site, on July 6, 1930. This pond was . . . — Map (db m119952) HM
Illinois (Fayette County), Vandalia — American Legion Post 95 War Memorial
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Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Lincoln The Lawyer"A Rustic on his First Visit" — Looking for Lincoln —
“A rustic on his first visit to the circus” is how John W. Baddeley, an English immigrant farmer described Abraham Lincoln on his first visit to the McLean County Courthouse as a young attorney in the summer of 1837. Lincoln was wearing . . . — Map (db m12362) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — World War II War MemorialMcLean County Illinois
Dedicated to the memory of those from McLean County who made the Surpreme Sacrifice World War II 1941- -1945 — Map (db m12432) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Military Services Memorial Plaza
Main Text in Center Brass Plaque In Honor of the men and women who have served their country in the armed services of The United States Duty       Honor       Country With the exception of the above inscription, the brass . . . — Map (db m9323) HM
Illinois (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Freedom Square
May this site of "Freedom Square" be an eternal remembrance of those Shelby County Veterans who served and sacrificed that all people might live in a world of peace and freedom. [Left of the inscription, etching of General MacArthur walking . . . — Map (db m80914) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Catlin — Vermilion County War MemorialCatlin Lions Veterans Memorial
World War I World War II Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm (The names of approximately 530 servicemen are included on the memorial. These names can be viewed at the link included below.)Map (db m11235) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Collison — Pilot Township (War) Memorial
Left Wing: We stand in deep appreciation for the Liberty we enjoy. Center: Pilot Township Memorial Left Column: Lloyd Hilleary • Gene Kinney • Robert Keal • Elmer Grimes • Lloyde Coake • Carl Wise • William . . . — Map (db m17128) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — American Revolutionary War Memorial — Vermilion County, Illinois —
Statue Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution in Memory of Soldiers of the War for Independence who are buried in Vermilion County. William Adams • David Baird • Jacob Gundy • Hugh King • Thomas Morton • Joseph Coughran . . . — Map (db m32494) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Everyday HeroesPolice and Firefighter Memorial
Left Panel Honoring our Firefighters whose lives were lost in the line of duty • Albert Shanks - Fallen - February 17, 1915 • Albert Holmes - Fallen - February 17, 1915 • Gene Anderson - Fallen - August 11, 1976 • Wayne . . . — Map (db m10775) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Landing Ship Tanks (LST's) MemorialUnited States Amphibious Forces
In Remembrance of those who served in the United States Amphibious Forces on board Landing Ship Tanks (LST's). — Map (db m17466) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial
Back of Stone Bench - At Entrance Dedicated to those who served, and to the principles upon which this great country was founded. This memorial stands in humble gratitude. Left Section Korea 1950 - 1953 Heroes of . . . — Map (db m10755) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Women's War Memorial — Vermilion County, Illinois —
Since before the founding of our Republic and throughout our history, American women have fought for freedom selflessly and with little or no recognition for their contributions. — Map (db m10548) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Georgetown — Georgetown Parade of Patriots MonumentPatriot Park
In Honor of All Who Have Served Who Are Serving Who Will Serve Left Bench In Honor of Our Veterans Right Bench In Honor of All Patriots Within glass cases are names of local veterans who have served or . . . — Map (db m11358) WM
Indiana (Benton County), Oxford — Lest We Not Forget
Those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice Given in their memory by Town of Oxford — Map (db m8558) HM
Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — Memorial BuildingClay County (Indiana) Honor Roll
. . . — Map (db m18894) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County World War I War Memorial
Honor Roll In Grateful remembrance of the boys of Dearborn County who gave their lives in the World War 1917 - 1918. Erected by the Citizens of Dearborn County, Indiana Walter Ahrens • Henry Fred Amm • Elmer Andrews • Hobart S. . . . — Map (db m22203) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Medal of Honor CitationsCivil War — Dearborn County (Indiana) —
Dearborn County Medal of Honor Citations Civil War Name Awarded Pvt. William Shepherd - - May 3, 1865 Pvt. Frank Stolz - - July 9, 1894 Pvt. David H. Helms - - - July 26, 1894 Pvt. Thomas A. Blasdel - - - August 11, . . . — Map (db m22171) HM
Indiana (Elkhart County), Elkhart — Trooper Richard T. Gaston, PE# 6679
Born 1 December 1969 Killed in the line of duty on the Indiana Toll Road St. Joseph County 4 March 1999 Served the Indiana State Police from 13 December 1998 to 4 March 1999 — Map (db m88601) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Presented by L. of G. A. R. Attica Circle, 1911 — Map (db m20531) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Centennial MemorialIn Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in All Wars
1826 - - 1926 Fountain County Centennial Memorial Erected by The Richard Henry Lee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Memory of The Pioneers and Illustrious Dead of Fountain County and In Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in . . . — Map (db m7907) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Veterans Memorial
In grateful tribute to all men and women of Fountain County who have served or will serve in defense of our country. — Map (db m7908) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — Morgan's Condederate DeadMorgan's Raid in Harrison County (Indiana)
(Confederate Side of Marker): Morgan's Confederate Dead Pvt. Greene Bottomer Pvt. John Dunn Pvt. Albert Womack Eight Unknown Dead Forty Wounded (On Marker Base): Park Ground Donated by C. B. Hays Family (Northern Side of . . . — Map (db m9683) HM

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