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Covington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alleghany's Heroic Dead.

World War 1917-18.

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
1. Alleghany's Heroic Dead
Inscription.
They died, that we might live.

Marion Landes
Bedford Carlisle Lam
Roy Hedrick Bush
Wilbur McKinley Rose
Almer Roy Dew
Earl Howard Tyree
Mordiant Burnette Kelly
Roy Alexander Byers
James M. Nicely
Charles Ashby Coleman
Alvey Roy Leffel
Broadus B. Martin
Hobson Dewey Byers
Herbert W. Nuckols
Lester Smith
Colored
Willie Banks
D.D. Goodall

May 30, 1921.

 
Erected 1921.
 
Location. 37° 47.573′ N, 79° 59.719′ W. Marker is in Covington, Virginia. Marker is on West Main Street west of North Monroe Avenue (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 266 W Main St, Covington VA 24426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alleghany's Heroic Dead (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Alleghany's Heroic Dead (here, next to this marker); Alleghany County Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Young (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Alleghany's Heroic Dead image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
2. Alleghany's Heroic Dead
Averellís Salem Raid (approx. 2.1 miles away); Humpback Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Road to the Kanawha (approx. 4.6 miles away); Falling Spring Falls (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Alleghany's Heroic Dead image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
3. Alleghany's Heroic Dead
Alleghany Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
4. Alleghany Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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