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“Battle Cross”

 
 
"Battle Cross" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
1. "Battle Cross" Marker
Inscription.
podium beside statue
This arrangement of a fallen soldier's boots, rifle and helmet known as a BATTLE CROSS began in World War I. Since then, when a serviceman or woman is lost on the battlefield, comrades erect a Battle Cross to mark the spot and memorialize his or her supreme sacrifice.

in bricked area
Dedicated to the men and women who have served, survived, or died in the service of the USA Military.
We Honor You.
Thank you and God Bless you all.

 
Erected by American Legion Post 522.
 
Location. 36° 5.79′ N, 80° 25.29′ W. Marker is in Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Shallowford Road. Touch for map. Downtown Lewisville. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisville NC 27023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. POW-MIA Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lewis C. Laugenour House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Philadelphia Wagon Road (about 300 feet away); Site of Lewisville Academy (about 700 feet away); Lewisville Baptist Church
"Battle Cross" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
2. "Battle Cross" Marker
(about 700 feet away); Methodist Church Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles L. Spaugh House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Sunny Acres (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisville.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World I
 
"Battle Cross" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
3. "Battle Cross" Marker
"Battle Cross" Marker(s) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
4. "Battle Cross" Marker(s)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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