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.
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.
Subjects: Vietnam War
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