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General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr.

 
 
General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.M.C. VMI 1917
Combat Veteran
World Wars I and II – Korea
Commandant U.S. Marine Corps
Chairman VMI Foundation
Presented by
Bruce B. Cameron   VMI 1938

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 37° 47.4′ N, 79° 26.16′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the grounds of the Virginia Military Institute, near the VMI Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia Mourning Her Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson’s Classroom (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Military Institute Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington
General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute (about 300 feet away); VMI World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Marker at VMI image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Marker at VMI
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 28, 2022