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Perryville in Perry County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

"Hope Comes at Dawn"

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
1. "Hope comes at Dawn" Marker
Inscription.  In the early stages of the Korean War, during the Chosin Reservoir conflict Lt. Col. Raymond G. Davis Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines Lead his "Ridge Runners", on the 4th of December 1950, across treacherous and frigid terrain to relieve the beleaguered Fox Company Holding Toktong Pass.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. A significant historical date for this entry is December 4, 1950.
 
Location. 37° 45.382′ N, 89° 52.602′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Missouri, in Perry County. Memorial is on State Highway AC 0.3 miles west of State Highway V, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1172 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Perryville, Missouri 63175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Memorial (here, next to this marker); Perry County Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); "We Shall Have Peace And Reconciliation" (a few steps from this marker);
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By Thomas Smith
2. "Hope comes at Dawn" Marker
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Capt. Raymond Littge (approx. 2.2 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 2.2 miles away); In Honor of those who served in the Military Forces of America (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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