Historical Marker Series

Military Order of the Purple Heart

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The Purple Heart medal was originated by General George Washington on August 7, 1782 for distinguished valor and is now awarded only to members of the armed forces of the United States who have been wounded in combat against an armed enemy. Recipients of…
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This Purple Heart Memorial is dedicated to all Western New York Men and Women Wounded or Killed in all the Wars the United States of America has fought Since 1775. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard
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This memorial commemorates the sacrifice of those Barren Countians who received the Purple Heart for injury or death as the result of enemy action. They bled and died that we the protected might live in freedom. May we ever be mindful of their legacy. (N…
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In 1782 General George Washington created a new military badge for Enlisted Men and Non-Commissioned Officers called the Badge of Military Merit. This was the forerunner of the Purple Heart that we know today. The award fell into disuse until General [Dougl…
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Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. 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.
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Dedicated to All Men and Women Wounded in All Our Wars Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782   1932 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 m…
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Dear friend, beware as you stand by. As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you will be. So get prepared to follow me. "To follow you I am not content. Until I know which way you went." We are such things as dreams are made of and our l…
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Combat Veterans Wounded-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.
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Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. 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.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM21TD_purple-heart-memorial-a-war-memorial_York-PA.html
A tribute to Combat Wounded Veterans who gave so much of themselves in all wars Purple Heart Medal Est. 1782 Dedicated May 30, 2001
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