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Atlanta in Cass County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Atlanta Veterans Memorial

 
 
Atlanta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE
1. Atlanta Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

Lest we forget

Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women who gave their lives for freedom and in honor of all who served our nation in uniform in its times of need to preserve and protect our American way of life

Erected by the American Legion J. E. Manning Post 258
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 177
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5870
On November 1, 1990
With support from area veterans, families and friends

Freedom has never been free

Spanish American War
April 21 1898
April 11 1899
Number serving 306,760
Lives lost 2,446

World War I
April 6 1917
November 11 1918
Number serving 4,734,991
Lives lost 116,708

World War 2
December 7 1941
December 31 1946
Number serving 16,353,659
Lives lost 407,316

Korean War
June 25 1950
June 27 1953
Number serving 5,764,143
Lives lost 54,246

Vietnam War
January 1 1961
January 27 1973
Number serving 8,744,000
Lives lost 58,174
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean

Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Spanish American War image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE
2. Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Spanish American War
War, Spanish-AmericanWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 33° 6.85′ N, 94° 9.896′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Texas, in Cass County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Main Street and South East Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. The memorial is on the grounds of the Lanier-Richey-Smith Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta TX 75551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bessie Coleman (within shouting distance of this marker); Laws Chapel Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Law's Chapel (approx. 3.9 miles away); Cass County (approx. 7.3 miles away); Frog Level (approx. 13.8 miles away in Louisiana); Discovery-Rodessa Oil Field (approx. 13.9 miles away in Louisiana).
 
Atlanta Veterans Memorial - World War I image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
3. Atlanta Veterans Memorial - World War I
Atlanta Veterans Memorial - World War II image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
4. Atlanta Veterans Memorial - World War II
Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Korean War image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE
5. Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Korean War
Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Vietnam War image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE
6. Atlanta Veterans Memorial - Vietnam War
Atlanta Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 6, 2020
7. Atlanta Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.   2. submitted on January 13, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.   7. submitted on January 11, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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