Sacramento Purple Heart Memorial

Sacramento Purple Heart Memorial (HM25IC)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95814 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America
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N 38° 34.499', W 121° 29.41'

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Inscription
Purple Heart Memorial front:
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

Purple Heart Memorial top:
"You Have Never Lived Until You Have
Almost Died For Those Who Have Fought
For It. Life Has A Flavor That The
Protected Will Never Know"

Purple Heart Memorial back:
Erected by Chapter 385 and
California Dept. Military
Order of the Purple Heart

"All Gave Some — Some Gave All"
Purple Hearts Awarded After May 7, 1914, the Beginning of World War I
World War I, 1914-1918 Armistice, Purple Hearts Awarded - 251,390
World War II, 1941-1945, Purple Hearts Awarded - 964,409
Korean War, 1950-1953, Negotiated Armistice, Purple Hearts Awarded - 136,936
Vietnam Wars, 1961-1971, Negotiated Loss, Purple Hearts Awarded - 201,676
Cold War, 1945-1991, Victory, Purple Hearts Awarded - 18,923
War on Terror Worldwide - On Going
Purple Hearts Awarded as of June 1, 2010 - 14,235
Desert Storm, Jan. 16, 1991 - April 26, 1991, Victory, Purple Hearts Awarded - 590
Afghanistan Def. as of



June 15, 2010, On Going, Purple Hearts Awarded - 7,495
Iraq Def. as of July 1, 2010, Victory, Purple Hearts Awarded - 36,891
All Purple Hearts Awarded Are Estimates Only.
Battlefield Awards and Incomplete Records.

Freedom Is Not Free
Details
HM NumberHM25IC
Series This marker is part of the Military Order of the Purple Heart series
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Placed ByCalifornia Department of the Military, Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 385
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 631521 N 4270694
Decimal Degrees38.57498333, -121.49016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.499', W 121° 29.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 29.94" N, 121° 29' 24.6" W
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Area Code(s)415, 916, 209, 714
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1399 Lincoln Hwy, Sacramento CA 95814, US
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