Vidalia in Toombs County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
as they answered this Nation's call to arms in times of war;
And in grateful recognition of all those heroes from whom the last
true measure of sacrifice was required;
And in humble acknowledgement of the Blessings of Almighty God
as we seek Peace and Plenty for all the Nations of the Earth.
This 14th day of November, 2000
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I.
Location. 32° 13.172′ N, 82° 25.081′ W. Marker is in Vidalia, Georgia, in Toombs County. Memorial is at the intersection of West 1st Street (U.S. 280) and College Street, on the right when traveling east on West 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 West 1st Street, Vidalia GA 30474, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erected by Works Progress Administration (a few steps from this marker); To Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Unknown Confederate Graves (approx. 0.3 miles away); McMillan Burial Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peterson-Wilbanks House (approx. half a mile away); Paul Anderson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Home of the Vidalia Sweet Onion (approx. 3.4 miles away); Toombs County (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vidalia.
Also see . . . Minenwerfer.
Minenwerfer ("mine launcher" or "mine thrower") is the German name for a class of short range, mine shell launching, mortars used extensively during the First World War by the Imperial German Army. The weapons were intended to be used by engineers to clear obstacles including bunkers and barbed wire, that longer range artillery would not be able to target accurately.(Submitted on January 27, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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