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Beckemeyer in Clinton County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

It is the soldier

 
 
<i>It is the soldier</i> Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, November 6, 2021
1. It is the soldier Memorial
Inscription.  
It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us
freedom of the press.
It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us
freedom of speech.
It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has
given us the freedom to demonstrate.
It is the soldier, not the lawyer, who has given us
the right to a fair trial.
It is the soldier who salutes the flag,
serves under the flag,
and whose coffin is draped by the flag,
who allows the protestor to burn the flag

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 38° 36.162′ N, 89° 26.14′ W. Marker is in Beckemeyer, Illinois, in Clinton County. Memorial is at the intersection of Louis Street and East 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on Louis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190 E 4th St, Beckemeyer IL 62219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor and Remembrance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 Disaster (about 300 feet away);
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Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Buxton - Beckemeyer Mural (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Eternal Memory (approx. 3.4 miles away); Clinton County American Pisoners of War (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckemeyer.
 
Additional keywords. It is the soldier
 
<i>It is the soldier</i> Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, November 6, 2021
2. It is the soldier Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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