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Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dedicated to the American Revolutionary War Infantryman

America's First Soldier

 
 
American Revolutionary War Infantryman Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. American Revolutionary War Infantryman Monument (Front)
Inscription.  
His patriotism,
courage and sacrifice
won independence
from colonial rule
for the
United States
of America

American Revolution
1775 ~~ 1783

The 13 Original Colonies
Virginia
Massachusetts
Maryland
Connecticut
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Delaware
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia

Reverse
"Remember,
Officers and Soldiers,
that you are free men
fighting for the
blessings of liberty"

—General George Washington
August 23, 1776

 
Erected by Coweta Falls Chapter * Georgia Society * Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 32° 23.262′ N, 84° 57.276′ W. Marker is
American Revolutionary War Infantryman Monument (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. American Revolutionary War Infantryman Monument (reverse)
in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Legacy Way east of South Lumpkin Road. Located near the parade ground behind the National Infantry Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus GA 31903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World Trade Center Beam Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The "Chattahoochee Choo Choo" (about 300 feet away); Specialist Ross A. McGinnis (about 600 feet away); The Infantryman (about 700 feet away); 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (about 800 feet away); 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial (about 800 feet away); Tropic Lightning Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); POW ✯ MIA Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Monument near parade field with WWII Company Street in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
3. Monument near parade field with WWII Company Street in far background.
Monument is in far background at end of Memorial Walk of Honor. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
4. Monument is in far background at end of Memorial Walk of Honor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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