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

Our Glorious Dead

 
 
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Photographed 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
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sons 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); Courthouse Yard (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); Stanley Caulkins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 7 Loudoun Street Southeast (about 500 feet away); Leesburg (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Additional commentary.
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 this monument as was the custom of the time.
Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
2. Our Glorious Dead Marker
    — Submitted November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
3. Our Glorious Dead Marker
 
 
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 337 times since then and 25 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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