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Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Boys from Boonsboro District

World War: 1914 - 1918

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, August 16, 2008
1. The Boys from Boonsboro District Marker
Inscription. [Street side]:
[Emblem of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics]

Erected in honor of the boys from
Boonsboro District
by South Mountain Council No. 88, Jr. O.U.A.M.
and Citizens of the community.
July 4th, 1919.

First Lieutenants:
Louis McC Young - Roger E. Martz

Baker, William L. Beachley, William H. Beard, Frank Bomberger, Richard W. Brown, Frank E. Cross, Max A. Doub, Earl W. Doub, Kieffer G. Dubel, Alvey R. Easterday, Robert C. Easterly, Russell C. Fockler, McKinley Flook, Charles K. Foltz, Clarence W. Ford, Grover L. Garrott, William H. Griffith, Earl V. Gross, Elmer T. Grove, J. Richard Grove, Mark D. Harp, Fayette R. Hines, John H. House, Oliver C. Huffer, Albert L. Huffer, Alfred C. Huffer, Silas E. Hutzell, Ellsworth Hutzell, Frank L. Hutzell, Gorman Itnyre, Roy E. Keadle, Ralph D.

Kennedy, George S. Kuhn, Paul V. Maddren, Richard T. Martz, Earl D. Martz, Hubert L. Martz, John N. Moser, Alva H. Moser, Kieffer M. Moser, Russell E. Mulledore, Harry W. Netz, William H. Olsen, Victor A. Reeder, Clarence R. Reeder, Elmer, M. Shifler, Ralph M. Shoemaker, George D. Smith, Lester S. Smith, Luther
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By Richard E. Miller, August 16, 2008
2. The Boys from Boonsboro District Marker
J. Smith, Wilbert W. Snively, Howard W. Snyder, John S. Snyder, Roy M. Storm, John M. Stouffer, Earl D. Stouffer, Guy E. L. Taylor, Carl V. Thomas, Harry A. Toyer, Daniel W. (colored) Wade, C. Hubert Warrenfeltz, Frank T. Young, Ernest E.

Died in Service:
John F. Clopper - Austen G. Michael - G. Robert Kline

[Walkway side:]
[Image of a U.S. "Doughboy"]
That the memory of the boys who gave their lives and their services in the defense of their country and to perpetuate its ideals shall live as an inspiration to courage and patriotism.
 
Erected 1919 by Junior Order of United American Mechanics and Citizens of the Community.
 
Location. 39° 30.404′ N, 77° 39.145′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on N. Main Street (Old National Pike) (U.S. 40) just west of Potomac Street (Shepherdstown Pike) (Maryland Route 34), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 N. Main Street, Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gravesite of William Boone (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannon of Revolutionary War
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By Richard E. Miller, August 16, 2008
3. The Boys from Boonsboro District Marker
(about 600 feet away); The National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boonsboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Boonsboro (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. History: Junior Order of United American Mechanics. (Submitted on February 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Nativist Orders. (Submitted on February 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Junior Order United American Mechanics; J.O.U.A.M.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,277 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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