Combat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.
My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country;s way to show they care if I could be seen by all mankind. Maybe peace will come in my lifetime.
Erected by Dept. of South Dakota Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 44° 21.99′ N, 100° 20.839′ W. Marker is in Pierre, South Dakota, in Hughes County. Marker is on East Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Across from the State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Pierre SD 57501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (here, next to this marker); South Dakota State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' & Sailors' World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lindbergh Landing Site (approx. 3.3 miles away); Turtle Effigy (approx. 4.7 miles away); Sioux Indian Mosaic (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 5½ miles away); A Changing Landscape (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pierre.
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