Milledgeville in Baldwin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Baldwin County Veterans Memorial
"Flame of Freedom"
Dedicated to the veterans of all wars
from Milledgeville and Baldwin County
on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary
of the American Legion
March 15, 1969
the shadows lengthen and the evening comes
and the fever of life is over and our work is
done. Then in thy mercy grant us a safe
lodging and a holy rest, and peace at the last."
World War I
Paul Henry ∙ Thomas Howard Huff ∙ Furman E. Lee ∙ James Franklin Little ∙ William Singleton Morris ∙ Morris Vinson ∙ Robert A. Bass
World War II
Nor shall their goodness be forgotten, while time it’s records keep, but mark the sacred spot, where the faithful warriors sleep.
Simon Albert ∙ Selwyn Alexander ∙ Lonnie L. Babb ∙ Walter Stetson Barnes ∙ John D. Beard ∙ Darwin V. Brake Jr. ∙ Earnest C. Butts ∙ John Conn ∙ William Joseph Davis ∙ William T.
Baldwin B. Barclay ∙ Burl Foston ∙ Joseph Kelsey ∙ John Grey Wade ∙ John Reese Jr.
James R. Etheridge ∙ Charles A. Fraley ∙ Willie L. Freeman ∙ Ben W. Howell ∙ James Floyd Ray ∙ Earl E. Shannon ∙ Donald Calvin Cordle ∙ Marion E. Johnson ∙ Jimmy Bedgood
Erected 1969 by Warren & Hawkins Post 523,
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 33° 4.857′ N, 83° 13.764′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Hancock Street and North Wilkinson Street, on the right when traveling west on West Hancock Street. Located in front of the old Baldwin County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Hancock Street, Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Allen Strain (a few steps from this marker); De Soto in Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Seal of Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Seal of Georgia and the Unfinished Acts of the Legislature, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Charles Holmes Herty (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Charles Holmes Herty (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia State Penitentiary (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomlinson Fort House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.