Appomattox in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Appomattox County Eternal Flame
James R. Beasley
Jerry S. Beasley
James T. Cyrus
Edward B. Gunter
Robert F. Irving
Sam J. Harvey
Herman L. Lee
Thomas A. Owen
Phillip B. Swan
Campbell W. Teeter
Melvin M. Watkins
John L. Deaner
George D. Akers • James D. Lee
Dewey C. Almond • David R. Mayberry
Harris N. Almond • Raymond Moore
Jesse J. Almond • Ernest Morgan
William Anderson • William R. Morris
James H. Bethel • Charlie Nelson
John A. Bingham Jr. • Noel O. Price
Paul C. Brown • James W. Roberts Jr.
Robert L. Childress • Winford J. Rush
William Conner • James T. St. John
Lacy L. Dickerson Jr. • Thomas
Thomas A. Doss • Alton D. Turner
William G. Harris • Cloice M. Turner
Edward J. Irving
Herman C. Doss
Alfred E. Ferguson
Edward J. Giles
Fred Henry Patterson
Calvin Coolidge Tolley Jr.
Roger W. Grubbs
(Stone at Base of Memorial West Side):
Born 8-13-22 - Died 1-9-02
Soldier Patriot Statesman
Friend to all
in recognition of his
lifetime service to his community
founder of the eternal flame
Erected 1971 by Citizens of Appomattox County, American Legion Post 104.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 37° 21.343′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox County Units (a few steps from this marker); Appomattox Court House (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Appomattox Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Appomattox Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Appomattox Station — 1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winonah Camp / Mozella Price Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carver-Price School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Custer's Third Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox.
1. Small stone at base of
This memorial has been erected in loving memory and to the honor and glory of the servicemen of Appomattox County, who gave their lives in the wars indicated, so that you who read this may enjoy the freedoms of this democracy. May their sacrifice not have been in vain. Erected by the citizens of Appomattox County under the sponsorship of American Legion Post 104. May 30, 1971.
— Submitted January 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,098 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.