Vance County Vietnam War Memorial

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Vance County Vietnam War Memorial, Henderson. Photo courtesy of Markeroni.com

Vance County Vietnam War Memorial
Henderson
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/470

Description: The memorial is a small granite slab that lists the names of the men from Vance County who died in the Vietnam War. The inscription includes their names, branch of the military that they served, and the dates of death.
It stands in line with two other monuments - the Vance County WWII and Vance County Korean War memorials.
It stands in line with two other monuments - the Vance County WWII and Vance County Korean War memorials.


Inscription:
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY /
1961 1975 /
VIETNAM WAR /
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO /
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / DEFENSE OF FREEDOM /
VANCE COUNTY, N. C. /
ADCOX, RONNIE D. LCPL MARINES 3 MAR 1967 /
BRAME, CLARENCE R. PFC ARMY 21 MAY 1966 /
CARRIKER, GRADY I. CPT ARMY 13 DEC 1967 /
CLAY, WILLIAM C. III CAPT MARINES 12 APR 1967 /
JOYNER, DONALD A. LTC USAF 27 DEC 1972 /
LEONARD, HENRY T. SGT ARMY 11 NOV 1966 /
PERRY, ROBERT L. PFC ARMY 24 AUG 1966 /
TAYLOR, PHILLIP E. SP4 ARMY 18 SEPT 1966 /
ERECTED BY /
POST 60. THE AMERICAN LEGION /
2003


Dedication date: 2003

Materials & Techniques: Granite

Sponsor: This monument was erected by Post 60 of the American Legion.

Location: The monument is located across from the First United Methodist Church on Garnett Street. It stands in line with two other monuments - the Vance County WWII and Vance County Korean War memorials. The Vance County Confederate Monument stands down an adjacent street, in front of the Courthouse.

City: Henderson

County: Vance

Subjects: Vietnam War

Latitude: 
36.32831
Longitude: 
-78.40098
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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