Parris Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Peatross Parade Deck
Who...finds comfort in himself and in his cause;
And while the mortal mist is gathering, draws
His breath in confidence of Heaven's applause:
This is the Happy Warrior; this is he
That every man in arms should wish to be.
- William Wordsworth
Erected by U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.
Location. 32° 21.042′ N, 80° 40.91′ W. Marker is in Parris Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Blvd. deFrance, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Between Midway and Veracruz Sts. Marker is in this post office area: Parris Island SC 29905, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uncommon Valor (within shouting distance of this marker); To Purple Heart Recipients Japanese 75mm Field Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barrow Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capt. Brodstrom Marker U.S.M.C. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Plane Crash Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Historic Union Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Emancipation Day • Camp Saxton Site (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parris Island.
Also see . . . Military Limited. Major General Oscar F. Peatross (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,491 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.