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Fenton in Genesee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial

 
 
Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
1. Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Definitions for words used on the memorial:
Bivouac-a military encampment made with tents or improvised shelters, usually without shelter or protection from enemy fire.

Tattoo-a signal on a drum, bugle, or trumpet at night, for soldiers or sailors to go to their quarters.
Inscription.  
The muffled drum's sad roll has beat
the soldier's last tattoo.
No more on ife's parade shall meet
that brave and fallen few
on fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents to spread
and glory guards, with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead
Civil War
(names)

World War I
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World War II
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Korea
(names)

Vietnam
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Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 47.378′ N, 83° 42.809′ W. Marker is in Fenton, Michigan, in Genesee County. Memorial can be reached from Davis Street, 0.1 miles south of West Rockwell Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fenton MI 48430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Prospect Hill Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1837 Public Square (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
2. Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial
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Freedom Park World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom Park Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1834-Site of First Log House (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1838 Judge Daniel LeRoy's Law Office (approx. half a mile away); Saint Jude's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Dibbleville Business District II (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fenton.
 
Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
3. Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
4. Oakwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Civil War monument in front of the memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022