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Quantico National Cemetery in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
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By Kevin W., November 2, 2007
1. Purple Heart Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.

Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 1932

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 Semper Fi Chapter 1775 MOPH and Unit 1775 LA MOPH.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 38° 32.515′ N, 77° 21.646′ W. Marker is in Quantico National Cemetery, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Quantico Drive. This marker is on the Quantico National Cemetery Memorial Trail, located near the center of the cemetery grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Triangle VA 22172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Marine Division Association Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sixth Marine Division (within shouting distance
Purple Heart Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 2, 2007
2. Purple Heart Memorial Marker
of this marker); Commonwealth of Virginia Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Servicemen and Women Held Prisoner by Terrorists Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edson's Raiders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The ‘Striking Sixth’ Memorial (about 400 feet away); Fourth Marine Division Association Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quantico National Cemetery.
 
More about this memorial. This marker is on the Quantico National Cemetery Memorial Trail. Links to other markers along the Memorial Trail are provided in the Related Markers section below.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Purple Heart Memorial Marker - Back image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 2, 2007
3. Purple Heart Memorial Marker - Back
The marker overlooks graves in the Quantico National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 981 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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