Redwood Falls in Redwood County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Clayton H. Pickett / The General Sherman
Clayton H. Pickett
In memory of our comrade Clayton H. Pickett Corporal NG27342169 who was killed in action November 5, 1951 while serving in Korea with the 89th Tank Bn.
Redwood Falls July 4, 1976
The General Sherman
The workhorse of American armored forces during World War II, the Sherman became the best known American tank of that period. Almost 50,000 were built. An extremely reliable vehicle, the Sherman weighed about 31 tons, could travel at 25 miles per hour, had 3-inch armor plate and a 75mm gun.
to Our Comrades
Redwood County VFW Post 2553
July 4, 1976
Erected 1976 by the former members of Tank Company, 135 Infantry and Redwood County VFW Post 2553.
Location. 44° 32.446′ N, 95° 7.443′ W. Marker is in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, in Redwood County. Marker can be reached from West Bridge Street (State Highway 19 / 67) near North Grove Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is in Perk's Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 West Bridge Street, Redwood Falls MN 56283, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old Military Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Geology of the Redwood Falls Region (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wowinape or Thomas Wakeman (approx. 1.4 miles away); Richard Sears Memorial Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lower Sioux Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Mdewakanton Ehdakupi Wanagi Makoce (approx. 6.4 miles away); St. Cornelia's Church (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redwood Falls.
Also see . . .
1. Clayton H. Pickett. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.)
2. M4 Sherman. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.)
3. Medium Tank M4 Sherman. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.)
Categories. • War, Korean • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.