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Waynesburg in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, July 27, 2021
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the recipients of the Nation's oldest military decoration the Purple Heart

My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime.
 
Erected by Greene County Chapter #34 Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 53.78′ N, 80° 11.206′ W. Marker is in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Memorial is at the intersection of East High Street (U.S. 19) and South Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on East High Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Greene County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 East High Street, Waynesburg PA 15370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greene County (here, next to this marker); Greene County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Greene County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam
Combat Wounded Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, July 27, 2021
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Marker
Greene County Courthouse is in the background.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Company K, 110th U.S. Infantry (10th PA) World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monument Park (about 700 feet away); Greene County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ritchie Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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