“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

American War Mothers

American War Mothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. American War Mothers Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the memory of the deceased mothers of National Capital Chapter #5 who bore-the burden in the heat of the day and now rest from their labors, and the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who have made the Supreme Sacrifice
Virginia M. Fleet, President
Erected by American War Mothers.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 38° 52.461′ N, 77° 4.273′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive north of Porter Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Arlington VA 22214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Berlin Airlift (a few steps from this marker); Walter Reed, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieut. Col. Edmund Rice (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 423rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion
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(about 400 feet away); 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army (about 600 feet away); 3d United States Infantry (about 700 feet away); The Peacemaker (about 700 feet away); Tomb of the Unknowns (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Nov. 28, 2020