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Drakes Branch in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
1. Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory and honor of Gordon P. Young from Drakes Branch, Army First Cavalry Division, Killed In Action, Ia Drang and the below listed men from Charlotte County who paid the supreme sacrifice. May their names be forever remembered. May God bless their souls "lest we forget"

James C. Dickerson from Randolph, Navy, KIA 16 Aug 1968 • Mac Arthur G. Gee from Charlotte C.H., Army, KIA 05 June 1968 • Samuel B. Hubbard from Red House, Marines, KIA 24 Mar 1967 • Wilbert J. Jones, Jr. from Charlotte C.H., Army, KIA 18 Aug 1968 • Leroy A. Whitlow from Charlotte C.H., Army, KIA 15 Aug 1968
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 36° 59.729′ N, 78° 36.227′ W. Marker is in Drakes Branch, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Memorial is on Main Street (Virginia Route 47) just north of Foster Street (County Road 1210), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4677 Main St, Drakes Branch VA 23937, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Drakes Branch
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Greenfield (approx. 4½ miles away); Edgehill (approx. 4½ miles away); Charlotte County Library (approx. 4.6 miles away); Constitutional Oak (approx. 4.6 miles away); Charlotte County Confederate Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Henry and Randolph (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Drakes Branch.
 
Veterans Memorials Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
2. Veterans Memorials Display
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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