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Spanish American War Memorial

 
 
Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Spanish American War Memorial Marker
Inscription. To the soldiers and sailors of the United States who gave their lives for their country in the War of 1898-99 with Spain, this monument is dedicated with sorrow, gratitude and pride by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the name of all the women of the nation, 1902.

(Rear Plaque)
To The Glory Of God And
In Grateful Rememberance
Of The Men And Women Of
The Armed Forces Who In
This Century Gave Their
Lives For Our Country
That Freedom Might Live
* * *
This tablet is dedicated by the
National Society of the Colonial Dames
Of America
October 11, 1964
 
Erected 1902 by the Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 38° 52.523′ N, 77° 4.472′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is on the memorial erected in the east corner of Section 22 of the National Cemetery, off Lawton Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Spanish American War Memorial Marker, back view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
2. Spanish American War Memorial Marker, back view
. U.S. Fourth Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Task Force Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Borinqueneers" (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Veterans of the Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurses (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Nurses Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of the Bulge Monument (about 300 feet away); U.S.S. Maine Anchor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spanish-American War Centennial. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Spanish-American War Memorial. Section 22, Arlington National Cemetery (Submitted on October 2, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Cuba, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Philippine Insurrection.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
Spanish American War Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Section 22 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
3. Spanish American War Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Section 22
View from Memorial Drive, looking west. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
4. View from Memorial Drive, looking west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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