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St. Marys in Camden County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The State Of Georgia Salutes

 
 
The State Of Georgia Salutes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 19, 2017
1. The State Of Georgia Salutes Marker
Inscription.  
•The 77,000 Georgians who served in World War I; the 1,937 KIA; 3,319 WIA; 67 Ex-POWS and 54 MIA
•The 324,373 Georgians who served in World War II; the 6,781 KIA; 11,650 WIA; 652 Ex-POWS and 364 MIA
•The 75,000 Georgians who served in the Korean War; the 740 KIA; 1,040 WIA; 97 Ex-POWS and 174 MIA
•The 228,000 Georgians who served in the Vietnam War; the 1,584 KIA; 14 WIA; 2 Ex-POWS and 0 MIA
•The 1,000,000+ Cold War veterans and the 660,900 (7/1/99) living in Georgia.

Spreadsheet breakdown of these statistics shown at bottom of this Marker
 
Erected by State of Georgia.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, US RevolutionaryWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 30° 45.212′ N, 81° 38.994′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Georgia, in Camden County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of St. Marys Rd. at I-95 North Exit 1 and I-95. Located at the Georgia Visitor Information Center. Touch for map.
The State Of Georgia Salutes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 19, 2017
2. The State Of Georgia Salutes Marker
Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 St Marys Road, Saint Marys GA 31558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. WW II Torpedo (here, next to this marker); Battle for Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 4.2 miles away in Florida); USS George Bancroft (approx. 4.8 miles away); Tabby Sugar Works of John Houston McIntosh (approx. 5.1 miles away); Industry finds St. Marys: (approx. 6.1 miles away); Industry finds St. Marys (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ships Under Sail: (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2019. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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