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4th Marine Division Memorial, Salisbury National Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Adam Domby.

4th Marine Division Memorial
Salisbury National Cemetery
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/65

Description: This granite sculpture is a small box-shaped monument with an elaborate inscription on its top. The monument is approximately 4 feet long, 2 feet wide, and 3 feet high. Included in the inscription is the "Fighting Fourth's" (4th Marine Division) logo in the center with the Ground Combat Element logo on both sides. Lightning bolts emerge from the four sides of the Fighting Fourth's logo towards the four corners of the monument's top face. The top face is polished, and the sides have been left rough.


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View with the Maine Monument and Monument to 11700 Unknown Dead in sight


Inscription:
FOURTH MARINE DIVISION ASSOC. WWII / UNCOMMON VALOR WAS A COMMON VIRTUE



[On the four lightning bolts are inscribed:]
ROI-NAMUR / SAIPAN / 4 / TINIAN / IWO JIMA



SEMPER FIDELIS / CAROLINAS CHAPTER 26 2002


Dedication date: 2002

Materials & Techniques: Granite

Sponsor: Carolinas Chapter 26

Landscape: The monument is located in the Salisbury National Cemetery.

City: Salisbury

County: Rowan

Subjects: World War II

Latitude: 
35.6593
Longitude: 
-80.47503
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