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Wilson in Wilson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans

(Wilson County)

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated To All The Men And
Women In All Wars
Combat Wounded Veterans

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.

We few. We happy few. We band of brothers for he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother

 
Erected by Military Order Of The Purple Heart Chapter 639.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 35° 43.53′ N, 77° 54.633′ W. Marker is in Wilson, North Carolina, in Wilson County. Marker is on Nash Street east (State Highway 58), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located between Goldsboro Street and Tarsboro Street. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NC 27893, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry G. Conner (a few steps from this marker); Hackney Wagon Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this
Veterans World War I image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
2. Veterans World War I
marker); First ABC Store (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); R.D.W. Connor (approx. 0.2 miles away); P.D. Gold (approx. 0.3 miles away); Military Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Owen L. W. Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilson.
 
Categories. Military
 
Veterans World War II image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
3. Veterans World War II
Veterans Korea image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
4. Veterans Korea
Veterans Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
5. Veterans Vietnam
Combat Wounded Veterans Markers image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 18, 2013
6. Combat Wounded Veterans Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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