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Swift Coles Historic Home Marker image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 22, 2018
Swift Coles Historic Home Marker
1 Alabama, Baldwin County, Bon Secour — The Charles Swift Family / Swift Coles Historic Home
The Charles Swift Family Charles Swift came to Alabama in 1880 and married Susan Roberts in 1885. He developed a successful lumber business, including a sawmill here on the Bon Secour River. The Swifts raised their eleven children in this . . . Map (db m122465) HM
2 Alabama, Baldwin County, Fort Morgan — The Pride of Seven Flags
(East Face): Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan. Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor’s worth, who heard the thunder of the fray . . . Map (db m4649) HM
3 Alabama, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores — Battery Dearborn (1900-1924)
Constructed between 1899 and 1900, the battery was named in honor of Major General Henry Dearborn, a Revolutionary War hero. The battery mounted eight 12” breech-loading mortars. Each mortar weighed 13 tons and was 11’ 9” long. The . . . Map (db m69919) HM
4 Alabama, Baldwin County, Gulf Shores — U.S. Model 1918M1 155mm Gun and Model 1918A1 Carriage
The U.S. Model 1918M1 155mm Gun, more commonly known as the “G.P.F.”, was a French heavy artillery piece manufactured in the U.S. for use by the U.S. Army during World War I. Due to the gun’s mobility and hitting power, it was used . . . Map (db m69910) HM
5 Alabama, Baldwin County, Stockton — Baldwin County WWI Monument
World War I 1914 – 1918 Unites States Casualties 126,000 Killed - 234,000 Wounded Reverse World War I, also known as the Great War, the European War and in the United States, the war to end all wars, was a . . . Map (db m122615) WM
6 Alabama, Barbour County, Clayton — In Loving Memory of the Clayton Soldiers of the World War — 1917 – 1918
Col. Bertram T. Clayton Jeff Quillin Luther Winburn Ralph Dorman George Johnston Vernon Kennedy Katie Dent (Nurse)Map (db m173470) WM
7 Alabama, Barbour County, Eufaula — World War I Doughboy
To Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice 1917 — World War — 1918 John Asbury Boswell Robert W. Brannon-Hinton W. Holleman Porter R. Doughtie-Daniel T. Tully Lest We Forget.Map (db m101350) WM
8 Alabama, Blount County, Blountsville — None — Blountsville Court Square Timeline
1813: Colonel John Coffee and 800 Tennessee Volunteers see Bear Meat Cabin Cherokee Settlement near Blountsville 1816: Town settles around square 1820: Newly named Blountsville becomes county seat 1827: Town incorporated with Trustee System . . . Map (db m49176) HM
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9 Alabama, Bullock County, Midway — Jefferson Davis Highway
Soldiers of the Confederacy and of the World War Map (db m111575) HM
10 Alabama, Butler County, Greenville — Butler County World War I Memorial
In Memory of Butler County Veterans of World War I 1917-1918Map (db m70772) WM
11 Alabama, Butler County, Greenville — Butler County World War I Memorial — The United States World War One Centennial Commission —
On August 28, 1917, Alabama National Guardsmen departed from Union Station in Montgomery for shipment to France as the 167th United States Infantry Regiment of the Rainbow Division. Men from Butler County killed in action during 1918 in that great . . . Map (db m120940) WM
12 Alabama, Calhoun County, Anniston — “Spirit of the American Doughboy” — Anniston, Alabama
Erected by the Anniston Post American Legion to the Calhoun County Men who served in the World WarMap (db m53334) HM
13 Alabama, Calhoun County, Anniston — Calhoun County World War I Memorial — 1917 - 1919
South side This tablet is erected in honor of the Soldiers and Sailors from Calhoun County Alabama who served in the Great World War 1917 - 1919 North side Calhoun . . . Map (db m106706) WM
14 Alabama, Calhoun County, Anniston — The Legacy of the Military / Anniston's Military Heritage
The Legacy of the Military On the other side of Anniston, the Army constructed an Ordnance Depot on 15,000 acres west of the city during WWII. Over time, the depot evolved into the region's largest employer. The economic and community . . . Map (db m106619) HM
15 Alabama, Calhoun County, Saks — 27th. Division Veterans Memorial
Dedicated Oct. 15, 1980 and given in memory of those members who gave their lives in World War I & II by the 27th. Division Association whose members trained on this ground 1940-1941Map (db m53009) HM
16 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Chambers County War Memorial
In Memory of Chambers Co. Veterans Who Gave Their Lives In Following Wars World War II Askew, Arthur L. Pvt. • Austin, George L. Jr. 1st Lt. • Baker, Edwin H. Sgt. • Bassett, Wilma M. Pvt. • Belcher, Guy E. PFC. • Bishop, Ulysses . . . Map (db m18163) WM
17 Alabama, Chambers County, Valley — Armed Forces Tribute
A Tribute to the men of our community who have served in the Armed Forces for our country Lest We ForgetMap (db m71652) WM
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18 Alabama, Chilton County, Clanton — Chilton County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the brave men and women of Chilton County who gave their lives that freedom and justice should not perish from the earth World War I [List of names] World War II [List of names] . . . Map (db m155155) WM
19 Alabama, Clarke County, Grove Hill — Colored and White Soldiers of World War I
This is a replica of the original tablet from the 1924 World War I monument located in front of the Clarke County Courthouse. The monument was the first memorial ever erected to honor county war dead. It cost $1,650 and was paid for with . . . Map (db m57385) HM
20 Alabama, Clarke County, Jackson — The Clarke County War Memorial
Dedicated 1998 A.D. to the Clarke Countians Known and unknown That made the Supreme sacrifice By giving their Lives for their Country and for What they believed inMap (db m101813) WM
21 Alabama, Clay County, Ashland — Clay County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans of Clay County who so unselfishly served and to those who died in defense of their country Let it be said “We will never forget” Left Panel List of World War I, World War II and Korean War veterans . . . Map (db m14302) WM
22 Alabama, Colbert County, Muscle Shoals — Wilson Dam
During the 19th Century, Muscle Shoals, the shallow but often-flooded rapids of this section of the Tennessee River, impeded navigation, steamboat traffic and agriculture, so the federal government explored the possibility of opening the channel to . . . Map (db m105705) HM
23 Alabama, Colbert County, Muscle Shoals — Wilson Dam: Setting the Stage
With the U.S. entrenched in World War I, President Woodrow Wilson called for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build nitrate plants at Muscle Shoals to produce explosives for the war effort—and a hydroelectric dam to power them both. . . . Map (db m106191) HM
24 Alabama, Colbert County, Sheffield — 101 Memorial — World War I
Dedicated to Civilian defense workers in critical industry for the war. US Army directed construction and production via Air Nitrate Corp. Army Projects here in 1917-1918 required 20,000 workers recruited from across the USA. The great flu-pandemic . . . Map (db m138776) HM WM
25 Alabama, Colbert County, Sheffield — In Memory of Our Comrades of Sheffield — 1917 - 1919
In Memory of Our Comrades of Sheffield Who lost their lives in the World War Lieut. James R. Crowe • Sergt. John H. Oldham • Pvt. William A. Peden • Pvt. Georce W. McFall, Jr. • Pvt. Louis Goldstein "Take up our quarrel with the foe. To . . . Map (db m235336) WM
26 Alabama, Colbert County, Sheffield — Nitrate Plant No. 1
An Experimental Plant During World War 1, construction of the first ammonia synthesis plant in the U.S. began on this location in October 1917. With plans acquired by American and British espionage, construction of U.S. Nitrate Plant No. 1 . . . Map (db m183927) HM
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27 Alabama, Colbert County, Sheffield — Village One
In 1918, during World War I, the U.S. Government built this unique village of 85 bungalows, school, and officers barracks to house personnel at nearby Nitrate Plant No. 1. Prefabricated and standard size materials were used in construction along . . . Map (db m88110) HM
28 Alabama, Colbert County, Tuscumbia — Colbert County World War I Memorial — April 6, 1917 — November 11, 1918
In honor of Andrew Bevis • Joe W. Cooke • James R. Crowe • Henry J. Dawson • John W. Dobbs • Hollis W. Gaisser • Louis Goldstein • Claude M. Graham • Ulysses H. Kent • Roy McClinton • Sank McLendon • John H. Oldham • George McFall Jr. • . . . Map (db m192063) WM
29 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Conecuh County War Memorial
. . . Map (db m81348) WM
30 Alabama, Covington County, Andalusia — Covington County Veterans Memorial Park
In 2001 Andalusia Mayor Earl Johnson enlisted Kenneth G. Johnson, a local Marine Corps veteran, to help begin the process of developing a veterans' park and monument to honor U. S. veterans, a project that had long been the dream of thousands . . . Map (db m94202) WM
31 Alabama, Covington County, Andalusia — Covington County War Memorial
West Covington County Veterans Memorial Park Inscribed hereon are the names of those who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of our nation To those who died, honor and eternal rest To those who . . . Map (db m94213) WM
32 Alabama, Cullman County, Cullman — Cullman County World War I Memorial
Dedicated in memory of those from Cullman County who gave their lives in the service of their country World War I Abercrombie Sam • McCain Rudolphus Baker George N. • McConnell William Bates General D. • Morgan William W. . . . Map (db m101165) WM
33 Alabama, Cullman County, Cullman — Marion Albert Hill — Nov. 13, 1895 — Feb. 3. 1979
The Cullman County native was the first man drafted in America for World War I. His Selective Service number 258, was the first one drawn in the U.S. Senate Building in Washington D.C. on July 20, 1917. 10,500 men were drafted that . . . Map (db m101097) HM
34 Alabama, Dale County, Ariton — Veterans Memorial Bridge - 1921 / Grist Mill - Indian Battle - Recreation
Veterans Memorial Bridge - 1921 This reinforced concrete river bridge, thought to be the first in Alabama. Was erected over Pea River in 1920-21 at a cost of $92,108.97. It was dedicated on August 3, 1921 as a memorial to the 57 men from Dale . . . Map (db m36511) HM
35 Alabama, Dale County, Ozark — Dale Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those Dale County veterans who died in defense of our country. World War I. Obie A. Alpin • Sam E. Andrews • Marlin R. Arnett • Robert Arrington • Lester Avant • Ivey Y. Beasley • Jere Brown • Mose Canter • Glen . . . Map (db m36561) WM
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36 Alabama, Dallas County, Selma — Dallas County World Wars Memorial — Lest· We· Forget — World War I 1917-1918 — World War II 1941-1945 —
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. St. John, 15-13 Erected in grateful humility to the enduring memory of those of Dallas County whose names appear hereon who made the supreme . . . Map (db m83522) WM
37 Alabama, Dallas County, Selma — Lieutenant John Tillman Melvin — United States Navy R.F.
Erected by the Citizens of Selma to Commemorate the Heroism of Lieutenant John Tillman Melvin United States Navy, R.F. Born Selma, Alabama Oct. 16, 1887 Among the first to volunteer and the first American Naval officer killed in action . . . Map (db m37660) HM
38 Alabama, Dallas County, Selma — Memorial Stadium — Selma Alabama
Erected and dedicated to the memory of those of Dallas County who fought and died in two world wars that we may retain our great heritage of freedom, justice and democracy World War I April 6, 1917–November 11, 1918 . . . Map (db m82029) WM
39 Alabama, Elmore County, Wetumpka — Elmore County World War I Memorial — 1917   -   1918 — Elmore County, Alabama —
Dedicated on this Centennial to those Who Served and Made the Ultimate Sacrifice Barker, Adolphus · Lewis, Henry Benton, Edwin J. * · Macon, Preston A. * Boswell, James A. ** · Martin, Oders M. * Boyer, James T. · Melton, William H. + . . . Map (db m145086) WM
40 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Escambia County Veterans Memorial
West Side Veterans Memorial North Side Duty Honor Country Built by the People of Escambia County Dedicated November 11, 1987 Honoring those men and women of Escambia County who served . . . Map (db m84397) WM
41 Alabama, Etowah County, Gadsden — Etowah County War Memorial
World War I Ables, Crawford Aderholt, Carl Atwood, Joe I. Bagley, Hugh Battles, Fred Benton, Edwin J. Berry, C. Birchfield, Sam Brewster, Everett Buffington, Hugh G. Bullard, Leo Campbell, Earl C. Cason, Floyd . . . Map (db m53844) WM
42 Alabama, Fayette County, Berry — Alabama Christian College of Berry, Alabama
Alabama Christian College of Berry was located on this site from 1912-1922. The College was coeducational and was composed of Primary, Intermediate, Academic, Collegiate, Music Expression and Art Departments. Emphasis was placed on the teaching of . . . Map (db m163756) HM
43 Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — Greene County Veterans Monument
[Front] In honor of all who served their country in World War I, World War II, Korean conflict and Vietnam Erected 1987 by loved ones and friends of veterans of Greene County [Back] In memory of those . . . Map (db m203618) WM
44 Alabama, Henry County, Headland — Headland World War I Monument
South side To those who made the supreme sacrifice 1917 - World War - 1918 — Till the day breaks and the shadows flee away North side Erected by Headland Chapter, U.D.C. To the soldiers of the Confederacy . . . Map (db m71871) WM
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45 Alabama, Jefferson County, Bessemer — “Spirit of the American Doughboy” — Bessemer, Alabama
North side To the memory of our World War heroes who died that civilization might not perish from the earth. West Side HONOR ROLL WORLD WAR Allbright Rufie PVT. Co. D. 167th Inf. KA Bailey Andrew SGT. Co. D. 167th . . . Map (db m39928) HM
46 Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham — Disabled American Veterans
(Side 1) Disabled American Veterans Formed December 25, 1920. Birmingham Chapter No. 4 Chartered January 25, 1926. This Memorial Dedicated To Our Military Forces And To All Who Have Given Their Blood And Lives That The Republic Might Live . . . Map (db m24347) WM
47 Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham — Osmond Kelly Ingram — 1887 - 1917
(Front):Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887-1917 First American sailor killed in action in World War 1, aboard U.S.S. "Cassin" October 1, 1917. Medal of Honor War Cross - Italy (Back):U.S. Destroyer DD-225 U.S.S. Osmond Ingram . . . Map (db m63762) HM
48 Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham — The Rainbow Viaduct — Dedicated to the Brave Men of the 167th Infantry who fought to Preserve Our Freedom
On May 10, 1919, soon after its completion, this 21st Street Viaduct was named the Rainbow Viaduct in tribute to Alabama's famous 167th Infantry of the Rainbow Division, renowned for Bravery and Honor. The 167th was the Nation's only regiment in . . . Map (db m83860) HM
49 Alabama, Jefferson County, Homewood — Union Hill Cemetery
Union Hill Cemetery is the burial ground of many pioneers and early settlers of the Shades Valley area. It was established in the 1870s, but includes gravestones dating back to the early 1850s due to the relocation of two earlier, smaller cemeteries . . . Map (db m83873) HM
50 Alabama, Jefferson County, Trussville — Trussville Furnace — 1889-1919
Operated on this site under the ownership of seven companies to produce foundry pig iron. Supplied pig iron during World War 1. Closed for the last time in the Spring of 1919. Dismantled in 1933, and the land sold in 1935 for a Federal Housing . . . Map (db m26229) HM
51 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
52 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — 75mm Field Gun
This 75mm field gun is a modification of a French gun that was designed in 1917. The 75mm was the most effective light field gun in W.W. I. It was also used against infantry, tanks, and other armored targets in W.W.II. This gun is 17’-3” . . . Map (db m83937) HM
53 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — Homer Givens — (1898 - 1971) — America's First World War I Hero —
The home of Homer Givens, America's first hero in World War I was located .4 of a mile north of this intersection. Following a bloody two-hour battle on November 1, 1917 Corporal Givens stood alone after his comrades had fallen. He then . . . Map (db m28163) HM
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54 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — Homer J. Givens — City of Florence Walk of Honor
For unparalleled bravery on the battlefield in France during World War I, Corporal Homer Givens was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government which hailed him as the war's first American hero.Map (db m219168) HM
55 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — The American Legion — 1919
The American Legion, an organization of U.S. War Veterans was founded in Paris, France, March 15~17, 1919 by delegates from combat and service units of the American Expeditionary Force assembled in response to a call by a committee headed by . . . Map (db m35220) HM
56 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — World War I Memorial
Dedicated to the following heroes who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War I. Adams, Jesse • Agnew, Jesse • Alexander, John C. • Brewer, William Calvin • Burks, Tommie • Couch, William A. • William M Creasy • Crunk, . . . Map (db m69641) WM
57 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — World War I Memorial Amphitheater
This amphitheater memorializes the supreme sacrifice made by six former students of this institution during World War I. It also honors all 288 students who volunteered to serve in that war. The initial proposal for this amphitheater was made in . . . Map (db m156975) WM
58 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — World War I Memorial Trees
On February 20, 1919, a row of memorial trees was planted along the east side of what was then Seminary Street (now Harrison Entrance) on city property fronting two new State Normal School dormitories. These trees were planted in honor of the men of . . . Map (db m35643) HM
59 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Greenhill — World War I
In Memory of Our loved ones who were our heroes in the World's War of 1917-1918 Soldier Rest Thy Work is Done. Tommie Burks · Price Hill · Luther Hines · Alvin McKinney · Barney Liles · Clyde WilcoxsonMap (db m48182) HM
60 Alabama, Lawrence County, Hillsboro — Home of Annie Wheeler
Born July 31, 1868 ~ Died April 10, 1955 Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil. Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898. Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine . . . Map (db m29558) HM
61 Alabama, Lee County, Auburn — Auburn WWI Memorial
In memory of The Auburn Men who gave their lives in the World WarMap (db m106948) WM
62 Alabama, Lee County, Opelika — Lieutenant Colonel Dallas B. Smith — March 9, 1883 - August 1, 1935
Dallas “Dal” Smith was a veteran of the First World War. During his time of service, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart and a Regimental Citation. He commanded the 3rd Battalion of the 167th Regiment. After the . . . Map (db m75133) HM
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63 Alabama, Limestone County, Salem — Cunningham Cemetery — Limestone County
The first known burial here is Charles Cunningham who died September 28, 1852. Many unmarked fieldstones are present that could mark older graves. The cemetery contains 82 identifiable burials with headstones. Six Confederate soldiers, WWI, and WWII . . . Map (db m98753) HM
64 Alabama, Lowndes County, Lowndesboro — Our Confederate Soldiers — 1861   1865
In Honor of Our Confederate Soldiers 1861 1865 Jno Alexander • Wm. Alexander • Wm. H. Alexander • Ed Alexander • Capt. M.F. Bonham • Maj. Bright • Capt. T.B. Brown • Alberta Caffee • Irvin Crocheron • J.P. Caffee • Jim Crocheron • Jno. . . . Map (db m85472) WM
65 Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville — Memorial Fountains — Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
The Memorial Fountain System begins with a flow of water cascading over the continuous weir, which is punctuated by 8 Black Granite Markers. This flow symbolizes the blood which has been spilled defending our nation's freedom and flows into the . . . Map (db m68728) WM
66 Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville — World War I — Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
Known by many as “the War to end all Wars,” 
World War I broke out in Europe in the summer
 of 1914 between the allied powers (United Kingdom, France, Russia, Italy) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, The . . . Map (db m85618) WM
67 Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville — World War I (Great War)/1914 – 1918
I am First Sergeant Jo Frank Fox of the 167th Infantry Regiment, 42nd (Rainbow) Division. I’m the top sergeant of my company which means when I say ‘JUMP!” all the men jump and ask “How high?” on the way up. I got a glare that can . . . Map (db m85619) HM WM
68 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County
Honoring those who served in combat - Especially those who made the supreme sacrificeWorld War I Richardson,Robert C. Mashburn, Millard J. Totherow, Charlie Shuttleworth, Walter F. Searcy, Charles H. Parrish, Steve R. Walker, . . . Map (db m235560) WM
69 Alabama, Mobile County, Mobile — Joseph (Joe) N. Langan — 1912 - 2004
Joseph (Joe) N. Langan devoted his life to helping others and championing noble causes. He provided wisdom as a city and stare leader and served courageously as a U.S. Army officer during World War II and the Korean War. As a leading advocate for . . . Map (db m111415) HM
70 Alabama, Mobile County, Mobile — Memorial Park
Side 1 Dedicated on March 21, 1926, near what was then the western city limits of Mobile, the park made possible by the Mothers' Army and Navy League, a volunteer women's group organized in the city during the Great War. Fundraising for Memorial . . . Map (db m149322) HM
71 Alabama, Monroe County, Uriah — Uriah Veterans Memorial — Honoring All Veterans
{Inscription same as title} Land donated by: Albert Hollinger FamilyMap (db m86594) WM
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72 Alabama, Montgomery County, Maxwell Air Force Base — Air University / Maxwell Air Force Base
(Side A) Air University The Air Corps Tactical School moved to Maxwell in 1931. Brilliant young officers like Chennault, Eaker, Fairchild, Hansell, Kuter, LeMay, Quesada, and Vandenberg formulated the aerial strategies and tactics . . . Map (db m64437) HM
73 Alabama, Montgomery County, Maxwell Air Force Base — Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC
Lt. William C. Maxwell (Side A) William Calvin Maxwell was born Nov. 9, 1892 in Natchez, Ala. An Army ROTC student at the University of Alabama, he left in 1917 to enlist in the Army. He received his commission in April 1918, after . . . Map (db m64367) HM
74 Alabama, Montgomery County, Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex — Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots — 1912 — 1942
Title is textMap (db m95393) WM
75 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Alabama War Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the gallant war veterans from the State of Alabama whose magnificent valor was shown in all warsMap (db m84305) WM
76 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Flame of Freedom
Honoring Alabama * War * Veterans Erected in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the American Legion Department of Alabama March 15,1969Map (db m69308) WM
77 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — James Edwin Livingston — Twenty-Third Chief Justice — 1951-1971 —
A native of Notasulga in Macon County, Alabama, he was the son of Mrs. Stella Elizabeth (Burks) Livingston and Mr. James Cooper Livingston of Macon County. Chief Justice Livingston attended the public school of Macon County and Alabama . . . Map (db m86123) HM
78 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Rainbow Soldier — Rainbow Division - Croix Rouge Farm - 167th Alabama Infantry Regiment - July 26, 1918
Front On August 28, 1917, 3,677 Alabama National Guardsmen departed from Montgomery's Union Station for shipment to France as the 167th United States Infantry Regiment of the Rainbow Divison. Serving in the 84th Brigade, with . . . Map (db m107608) WM
79 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Return from the Argonne
On May 12, 1919, three trains with 1,451 survivors of the original 3,677 soldiers of Alabama's 167th Infantry arrived at Montgomery Union Station to parade to the Capitol. The Return from the Argonne Memorial, by sculptor James Butler, R.A., . . . Map (db m186356) HM WM
80 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Royal Air Force Burial Ground
Buried here are 78 officers and men of the Royal Air Force who lost their lives whilst training in Montgomery, Alabama during the Second World War. Nearly 1,000 men who died during that war or the First World War when serving with the forces of . . . Map (db m88770) HM WM
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81 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — World War I Memorial
This memorial was dedicated on April 6, 1918. After a parade through downtown Montgomery by 30,000 predominately Ohio troops stationed at nearby Camp Sheridan. The original flagpole was purchased with the contributions of the school . . . Map (db m74270) WM
82 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery, Boylston — 167th Infantry / Alabama’s Own — (4th Alabama)
167th Infantry. An Alabama regiment was formed in 1836 to defend Fort Foster in Florida. Same unit, designated the 1st Alabama Volunteers ten years later, served in Mexican War. Mustered again May 4, 1861 as the 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment, . . . Map (db m38897) HM
83 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery, Boylston — 37th Division The Buckeye Division — World War I / World War II & Korea
World War I Camp Sheridan was the site of the August 1917 organization of the Buckeye Division, made up of Ohio National Guardsmen who previously had been serving on the Mexican Border. After training, the 37th went to France in June 1918, . . . Map (db m38895) WM
84 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery, Boylston — 9th Infantry Division / “The Old Reliables”
9th Infantry Division The 9th Division was organized on 18 July 1918 at Camp Sheridan for service in World War I. When the War ended, 11 November 1918, deployment of the Division to France was canceled and it was demobilized on 15 February . . . Map (db m76161) HM
85 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery, Forest Park — Remount Depot / Keyton Station
Side 1 Remount Depot During World War I, in the summer of 1917 the U.S. Army opened a remount depot here to buy horses and mules for Camp Sheridan's 27,000-man 37th Division from Ohio. Despite the introduction of motor transport . . . Map (db m71340) HM
86 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Taylor Field
Montgomery's first military flying installation was established 200 yards south of this spot in November of 1917. The facility was named for Captain Ralph L. Taylor, who was killed in an airplane crash at Mineola Field, New York in August of 1917. . . . Map (db m86474) HM
87 Alabama, Morgan County, Decatur — World War One
In Memory of those who died for our country during 1917-18 John Alexander Jr.,Dorsey L. Baker, Fred S. Baker, Sam Black, James W. Bunch, Harkless Byrd, Joe Campbell, James L. Culpepper, William J. Eaton, Buford L. Flack, Owen Fowler, Claud M . . . Map (db m48189) HM
88 Alabama, Pickens County, Carrollton — Pickens County War Memorial
Left To the memory of the Spanish American and World War Veterans. Center Pickens County tribute to the men who wore the grey and were faithful to the end. Right To our beloved women of the Confederacy the Spanish . . . Map (db m174455) WM
89 Alabama, Pike County, Troy — Pike County WWI Memorial
In honor of the men of Pike County who served in the World War 1914-1918.Map (db m76759) WM
90 Alabama, Randolph County, Wedowee — World War I Memorial
White Rubin J. Butler • Jesse Cummins • Sanford Carter • John Ror Carlton • Mathew Floyd • Sanford Gray • Hoyt G. Kidd • Maning Lashley • W.L. Mostella • Charley G. Moses • Davis A. Mickle • Shelly J. Pool • Charley G. Park • Rube Parish • Robert . . . Map (db m235570) WM
91 Alabama, Russell County, Phenix City — Albert Love Patterson — January 27, 1891 - June 18, 1954
(side 1) Born at New Site, Alabama, he grew up working on his parents’ farm. In 1916 he worked in the oil fields in Texas and joined the Texas National Guard. He married Agnes Benson of Alabama in 1917. In 1918 he was commissioned an . . . Map (db m69114) HM
92 Alabama, Russell County, Phenix City — POW ✯ MIA Monument
POW✯MIA You Are Not Forgotten Dedicated to all Our Nation's POW ✯ MIA Past - Present Fort Benning Sergeants Major Association 19 September 2009Map (db m69092) WM
93 Alabama, Russell County, Seale — Holland McTyeire Smith
(obverse) South of this site was the homeplace of Holland McTyeire Smith, born April 20, 1882. He completed the preparatory school at Seale, College at Alabama Polytechnic Institute and the University of Alabama Law School. He was . . . Map (db m69406) HM
94 Alabama, Russell County, Seale — John Bacon McDonald
Near here is the site of the plantation of John Bacon McDonald who was born February 8, 1859. He entered the United States Military Academy on June 14, 1876, after finishing the tutelage of Colonel John M. Brannon of Seale and Captain Jerry J. . . . Map (db m69408) HM
95 Alabama, Russell County, Seale — William Augustus Mitchell — Reported missing
On this lot and in the house thereon, was born William Augustus Mitchell, November 30, 1877. Mitchell entered the United States Military Academy on June 20, 1898, after finishing the schools at Seale and Alabama Polytechnic Institute. He . . . Map (db m164067) HM
96 Alabama, Shelby County, Alabaster — Harless Cemetery
Harless Cemetery was established as a burying ground in the early 1800s. It is on land homesteaded by Henry Harless, Jr., that was later owned and subsequently deeded to the cemetery by members of the Wyatt family. The oldest surviving marker is for . . . Map (db m24914) HM
97 Alabama, Shelby County, Columbiana — Shelby County War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the brave men from Shelby County who gave their lives that freedom and justice should not perish from the earth World War I 1917-1918 John C. Bailey • Girome Blankenship • Luther P. Crim • Jake Evans • James . . . Map (db m76255) WM
98 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial
To the memory of the men of Tallapoosa County Alabama who gave their lives in the World War Sanford E. Adams Henry Lorenza Dabbs Paul H. Harris Amos D. Howle Handley Mask Clarence E. Newell Allen Plant Harmie E. Stevens . . . Map (db m68068) WM
99 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — French 75 Millimeter Feldhase
This 1916 gun was used by the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I as part of a horse drawn caisson. During the war, American forces were loaned guns, planes, and other equipment from the French arsenal. This gun was moved to Veterans . . . Map (db m35506) HM
100 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Walker County War Memorial
To those who gave their life so freely that we may live today and tomorrow WW I Adams, Halbert ∙ Adamson, Henry ∙ Bagwell, Tom ∙ Banks, William ∙ Beck, Claude ∙ Beck, Edward ∙ Bell, George ∙ . . . Map (db m53843) WM

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