Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Samuel D. Rockenbach
óBrigadier General, U.S. Army Cavalry ó
Erected 1978 by YMI Alumni Chapter and Lynchburg Historical Society. (Marker Number Q-6-18.)
Location. 37° 24.873′ N, 79° 8.696′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and 8th Street, on the right when traveling south on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Court Street, Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Danielís Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynchburg Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lynchburg History (about 400 feet away); Mr. Elderís Rose Garden (about 400 feet away); Lynchburg (about 400 feet away); Carter Glass (about 400 feet away); Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the Spanish American War (about 400 feet away); Latham's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
More about this marker. Madison Street, mentioned on the marker, parallels Court Street two blocks west.
Also see . . . Samuel D. Rockenbach Papers. Online exhibit with photographs and partial glimpses of documents “Prior to World War I he saw tours of duty in Cuba, the Philippines, various U.S. posts, and served as a military observer in Germany in 1914. He arrived in France in June 1917 with the American Expeditionary Force and from 1917-1919 served as Chief of the newly formed Tank Corps, A.E.F.” (Submitted on August 27, 2011.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.