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Near Pound in Wise County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel Webster Dotson

 
 
Daniel Webster Dotson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
1. Daniel Webster Dotson Marker
Inscription.  Entering the town of Lieutenant Daniel Webster Dotson, born Sept 25, 1920; died May 2, 1953. A veteran of the Korean War and World War II. Virginia’s second-highest decorated soldier and Wise County’s most decorated soldier in the Korean War.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
 
Location. 37° 7.807′ N, 82° 37.352′ W. Marker is near Pound, Virginia, in Wise County. Marker is at the intersection of Orby Cantrell Highway (U.S. 23) and Petes Lane, on the right when traveling south on Orby Cantrell Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pound VA 24279, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pound High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dotson-Mullins Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); These Men Gave the Supreme Sacrifice for Our Freedom (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pound War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pound, Virginia (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pound Gap Engagement (approx.
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1.7 miles away); The Crooked Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Webster Dotson (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pound.
 
Daniel Webster Dotson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 17, 2015
2. Daniel Webster Dotson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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