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Vietnam Memorial, Dallas. Photo by Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009, courtesy of HMdb.org

Vietnam Memorial
Dallas
View complete article and references Commemorative Landscapes at: https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/471

Description: This simple granite obelisk memorializes Dallas citizens who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. A bronze plaque on the bottom lists their names. The Monument to Gaston County Confederate Soldiers stands a few steps from this memorial.

The Monument to Gaston County Confederate Soldiers stands a few steps from this memorial.


Images: Plaque


Inscription:
July 4, 1974 /
THIS MONUMENT IS GIVEN BY / THE TOWN OF DALLAS AND THE DALLAS JAYCEES AND / IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE BRAVE YOUNG / MEN OF DALLAS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. /


Jerry L. Addis U.S. Army Jun 24, 1968 /
Roy Neal Burris U.S. Marine Corps Feb. 27, 1968 /
Ronald Davis U.S. Marine Corps Sept. 7, 1965 /
Sherman R. Fields Jr. U.S. Marine Corps May 21, 1968 /
Anthony R. Love U.S. Marine Corps Jun. 25, 1968 /
Roland W. Manuel U.S. Army Nov. 28, 1967 /
Ricky D. Mauney U.S. Army Apr. 14, 1969 /
Johnny L. Meeks U.S.Marine Corps Sept. 3, 1968 /
Donald B. Paysour U.S. Army Apr. 15, 1968 /


Dedication date: 7/4/1974

Materials & Techniques: Granite, bronze

Sponsor: The Town of Dallas and the Dallas Jaycees

Location: The monument sits in front of the historic Gaston County Courthouse on North Gaston Street in Dallas, just a few steps from the Monument to Gaston County Confederate Soldiers.

City: Dallas

County: Gaston

Subjects: Vietnam War

Latitude: 
35.31589
Longitude: 
-81.1763
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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