Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lest We Forget
the City of Petersburg
Petersburg Post No. 2
The American Legion
and affectionately dedicated
to our comrades who marched
out with us during the World
War, and did not come back
November 11th 1928
Erected 1928 by American Legion.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1675.
Location. 37° 12.729′ N, 77° 23.85′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Sycamore Street (U.S. 301) and North Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on South Sycamore Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Petersburg, 25 April 1781 (approx. half a mile away); First Battle of Petersburg (approx. half a mile away); Graham Road (approx. half a mile away); Sutherland House Poplar Lawn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Earliest Known Public High School for African Americans in Virginia (approx. Ύ mile away); Battery 31 (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . Petersburg, Virginia Doughboy. E.M. Viquesney Doughboy Database: Contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Petersburg, Virginia. (Submitted on February 27, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.