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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama War Veterans Monument

 
 
Alabama War Veterans Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
1. Alabama War Veterans Monument Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the gallant
war veterans from the
State of Alabama
whose magnificent valor
was shown in all wars

 
Erected by the Alabama Department of the American Legion.
 
Location. 32° 22.725′ N, 86° 17.784′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on North Jackson Street 0.1 miles north of Pelham Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 North Jackson Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flame of Freedom (approx. mile away); Second National Confederate Flag (approx. mile away); "Third National Confederate Flag" (approx. mile away); Alabama Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); Camellia Designated Alabama State Flower (approx. mile away); First National Confederate Flag (approx. mile away); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (approx. mile away); First Baptist Church (Brick-A-Day Church) (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
More about this marker. There is a huge granite outline of the State of Alabama in the ground
Alabama War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
2. Alabama War Veterans Monument
Some of the individual war pedestals can be seen behind the monument.
in front of the monument.
 
Regarding Alabama War Veterans Monument. The area around the obelisk contains 8 pedestals, with inscriptions, that commemorate the following wars:

Revolutionary War
War of 1812
War Between the States
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Currently the pedestals have huge plant containers on top. Previously, due to vandalism, 8 figures, that previously topped the pedestals, were relocated to the State Capitol basement approximately ½ west.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Monument with Alabama state outline in front. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
3. Monument with Alabama state outline in front.
Monument shown from rear view with same inscription. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
4. Monument shown from rear view with same inscription.
View of monument & the State of Alabama American Legion Headquarters Building image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
5. View of monument & the State of Alabama American Legion Headquarters Building
Veterans Monument looking south. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
6. Veterans Monument looking south.
Alabama State Employees Association in background.
Revolutionary War pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
7. Revolutionary War pedestal
Bid Time and Nation
Gently spare
The Shaft we raise to
Those Heroes
Who dared to die for
Freedom
War of 1812 pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
8. War of 1812 pedestal
Then conquer we must
When our cause is just
And this be our motto-
In God is our Trust
War Between the States pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
9. War Between the States pedestal
On fame's eternal
Camping ground
Their silent tents
Are spread
Spanish-American War pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
10. Spanish-American War pedestal
Under Old Glory
The volunteers united
March shoulder to
Shoulder away
WW I pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
11. WW I pedestal
Somewhere in France,
Stained crosses mark
The last advance of
Those who come no more
WW II pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
12. WW II pedestal
Nor shall your glory
Be forgot
While fame her record
Keeps
Korea pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
13. Korea pedestal
Soldier rest -
Thy warfare o'er
Dream of battle
fields no more
Vietnam pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 12, 2015
14. Vietnam pedestal
Lord God of hosts,
Be with us yet.
Lest we forget,
Lest we forget.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on June 12, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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