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Elizaville in Fleming County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Private Ambers Sapp

 
 
Private Ambers Sapp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Private Ambers Sapp Marker
Inscription.  Displayed great coolness & courage under heavy enemy barrage when he went forward without hesitation to destroy enemy wire entanglements & continued this extremely hazardous work until killed on Aug. 17, 1918 near Frapelle, France. Posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for “extraordinary heroism in action.” Buried in Elizaville Cem.
Presented by the Fleming County Museum Society

 
Erected 2008 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2257.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1945.
 
Location. 38° 24.925′ N, 83° 49.607′ W. Marker is in Elizaville, Kentucky, in Fleming County. Marker is at the intersection of Hilltop Road (Kentucky Route 170) and Elizaville Road (Kentucky Route 32), on the left when traveling south on
Elizaville Cemetery in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Elizaville Cemetery in background.
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Hilltop Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Hilltop Road, Ewing KY 41039, 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. Iwo Jima Hero (within shouting distance of this marker); Michael Cassidy (1755-1829) (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stockton's Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Birthplace of Herman Chittison / Accomplished Jazz Pianist (approx. 5 miles away); Old Tobacco Plug Factory (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fleming Hotel (approx. 5.1 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fleming County (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Military Times Hall of Valor. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Area photo looking north on Hilltop Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Area photo looking north on Hilltop Road.
Iwo Jima marker ahead on left side of road.
The view south on Kentucky Highway 170. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. The view south on Kentucky Highway 170.
Ambers Sapp marker on far left of road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 316 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Feb. 3, 2023