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Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Our Glorious Dead

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
1. Our Glorious Dead Marker
Inscription.
“Their Bodies are buried in Peace
But their name liveth for evermore”
1917 † 1918
Russell T. Beatty, Corp. † Frank Hough, Lt.
Charles A. Bell, Pvt.  † Alexander Pope Humphrey, Pvt.
Charles E. Clyburn, Pvt. † Robert A. Martz, Pvt.
Thurbert H. Conklin, Sgt. † Harry Milstead, Pvt.
Nealy M. Cooper, Pvt. † Judge McGolerick, Pvt.
Mathew Curtin, Pvt. † John O. McGuinn, Pvt.
Leonard Darnes, Wag.  † Edward Lester. Nalle, Pvt.
Frank L. Dawson, Pvt. † Ernest H. Nichols, Pvt.
John Fleming, Pvt.  † Linwood Payne, Pvt.
Edward C. Fuller, Capt.  † Charles Carter Riticor, Capt.
Gilbert H. Gough, Pvt.  †                                                
Grover Cleveland Gray, Corp.  † Ashton R. Shumaker, Pvt.
Leonard G. Hardy, Sgt.  † Henry Grafton Smallwood, Pvt.
Bolling Walker Haxall, Jr. Maj.  † John Edward Smith, Corp.
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                                             †  Valentine B. Johnson, Pvt.
Ernest Gilbert, Pvt.  † Samuel Thornton, Pvt.
Erected by
The People of Loudon County
In Memory of
Her sons who made the supreme sacrifice
In the Great War

 
Location. 39° 6.926′ N, 77° 33.832′ W. Marker
Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
2. Our Glorious Dead Marker
is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on East Market Street (Virginia Route Bus 7). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 East Market Street, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loudoun County Court Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Loudoun County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leesburg (about 700 feet away); Old Stone Church Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Comes to Leesburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tolbert Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Additional comments.
1. Segregation of the Glorious Dead
The names of three African Americans, Ernest Gilbert, Valentine B. Johnson, and Samuel C. Thornton are separated from the names of 27 white men on this monument as was the custom of the time.
    — Submitted November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
3. Our Glorious Dead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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