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Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Our Glorious Dead

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
1. Our Glorious Dead Marker
Inscription.  
“Their Bodies are buried in Peace
But their name liveth for evermore”
1917 † 1918
Russell T. Beatty, Corp. † Frank Hough, Lt.
Charles A. Bell, Pvt.  † Alexander Pope Humphrey, Pvt.
Charles E. Clyburn, Pvt. † Robert A. Martz, Pvt.
Thurbert H. Conklin, Sgt. † Harry Milstead, Pvt.
Nealy M. Cooper, Pvt. † Judge McGolerick, Pvt.
Mathew Curtin, Pvt. † John O. McGuinn, Pvt.
Leonard Darnes, Wag.  † Edward Lester. Nalle, Pvt.
Frank L. Dawson, Pvt. † Ernest H. Nichols, Pvt.
John Fleming, Pvt.  † Linwood Payne, Pvt.
Edward C. Fuller, Capt.  † Charles Carter Riticor, Capt.
Gilbert H. Gough, Pvt.  †                                                
Grover Cleveland Gray, Corp.  † Ashton R. Shumaker, Pvt.
Leonard G. Hardy, Sgt.  † Henry Grafton Smallwood, Pvt.
Bolling Walker Haxall, Jr. Maj.  † John Edward Smith, Corp.
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                                             †  Valentine B. Johnson, Pvt.
Ernest Gilbert, Pvt.  † Samuel Thornton, Pvt.
Erected by
The People of Loudon County
In Memory of
Her sons
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By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
2. Our Glorious Dead Marker
who made the supreme sacrifice
In the Great War

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 39° 6.926′ N, 77° 33.832′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Memorial is on East Market Street (Virginia Route Bus 7). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 East Market Street, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of The Loudoun Citizens… (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Heroic Dead (a few steps from this marker); Loudoun County Court Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Loudoun County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The “I Have a Dream Committee” (within shouting distance of this marker); 7 Loudoun Street Southeast (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Additional comments.
1. Segregation of the Glorious Dead
The names of three African Americans, Ernest Gilbert, Valentine B. Johnson, and Samuel C. Thornton are separated from the names of 27 white men on
Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
3. Our Glorious Dead Marker
this monument as was the custom of the time.
    — Submitted November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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