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Elkmont in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument

 
 
Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 27, 2020
1. Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument (Front)
Inscription.  
Front:
To Honor All Combat
Infantrymen

We were boys and we were young
We became men on that hill we overran
Some of us lived, many of us died
For a moment with us abide
and join in prayer with me
to honor those of the combat infantry


Back:
Dedicated to all Alabama
combat infantrymen

Freedom has a price
the protected will never know

 
Erected by Alabama Regiment, Combat Infantryman's Association.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 34° 57.272′ N, 86° 53.512′ W. Marker is in Elkmont, Alabama, in Limestone County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 65 at milepost 365 when traveling south. Marker is along exit ramp to the Alabama welcome center/rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkmont AL 35620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saturn Legacy (here, next to this marker); Visitors Center (a few steps from this marker); Alabama's Role
Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument (Back) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 27, 2020
2. Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument (Back)
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(a few steps from this marker); Saturn IB Launch Vehicle (a few steps from this marker); Legacy (a few steps from this marker); Hernando De Soto in Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Perspective (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans of America (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkmont.
 
Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 27, 2020
3. Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022