These memorials are located on the
Monroe County Courthouse lawn in Madisonville, Tennessee.

Civil War World War I World War II Korean & Vietnam War

Abbreviations:
KIA = Killed In Action
DOW = Died of Wounds
DOI = Died of Injuries
DNB = Died Non-Battle
FOD = Finding of Death
M = Missing

By the end of 1918, the Spanish flu had killed 57,000 American soldiers -- 4000 more than those killed in combat.
These Monroe County men died of flu: Albert B. Simpson, Frank A. Ray and Thurber McConkey and there could have been more.




Civil War Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee Civil War Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee Civil War Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee Civil War Memorial
These are the best photos that I have so far of the new Monroe County, TN Civil War Memorial.
As soon as possible, I will take some better photos.




World War I Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee World War I Memorial
IN MEMORIAM
HONORING THE MEN FROM MONROE
COUNTY WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR
1917 ---- 1918

Bedford B. Lunsford, DSC Fred R. Allen
Horace Burger Harden E. Clark
Lem E. Emert Wm. Edgar Giles
Willie Greer David C. Hickey
Meredith G. Jenkins John McClendon
Thurber McConkey Joe McGhee
Robert L. Miller William H. Milligan
Levi Sherman Morehouse, Lt. Anan Lester Moser
Benjamin Nichols Frank A. Ray
William S. Scruggs Albert B. Simpson
Dan W. Snider James H. Taylor




World War II Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee World War II Memorial
THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF THOSE
FROM MONROE COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
WORLD WAR II IN DEFENSE OF OUR COUNTRY THAT
WE MIGHT HAVE FREEDON IN OUR PURSUIT OF
HAPPINESS. THEY GAVE US PEACE, WE MUST KEEP IT.

Shirley J. Allen Maxwell O. Green Mack R. Rowan, Jr.
Warren H. Bailey William F. Hanley Richard H. Selvidge
Matt C. Berry Gordon Murray Harris Wallace S. Sayne
John W. Bliscerd James R. Hawkins Ancil U. Shepherd
William R. Bowers Francis V. Henry Marion A. Shewmaker
James H. Breeden William B. Hicks Luther R. Shope
Buster K. Brown Denver Hollingshead Warren J. Sloan
Joseph A. Brunner Jay M. Horowitz Wray R. Sloan
Robert H. Bryson Joe C. Howard Louis D. Smith
John B. Burleson Oscar J. Huey William Frank Starritt, Jr.
Michael C. Callahan Melvin L. Ivens Vernon F. Stewart
Lee H. Cardin Kenneth H. Jaynes Luther Sutton
Virgil Carringer M. L. Jenkins, Jr. Arthur Boyd Tallent
Gilford Carson Elmer O. Jones Guy Tallent
Jack I. Clevenger James N. Jones Herbert W. Tennyson
Donnie Cline Marvin Jones Clinton Wallace Thomas
William E. Collis Samuel T. Jones John E. Thomas
Melvin Lee Crain Willie J. King Reed Thompson
Hubert Wade Crowder Homer E. Kirkland Luther L. True
Fred O. Curtis Milburn L. Long Harold W. Upton
Archie Dalton Raymond C. Mason Theodore L. Watson
Robert L. Davis Richard H.McCaslin Winston H. Watson
Robert Oscar Dotson Ralph A. McNabb Clyde Webb
Frances E. Dupes Robert C. Melton Lester M. Whaley
Clyde J. Ellis Charles W. Morgan Charles R. White
Hugh D. Eller Allen A. Murr Arnold L. Wilkerson
Glenn B. Frank William Gordon Noblitt Horace L. Wilkins
Alaska Freeman-see John W. Freeman Theodore D. Norwood Labern Williams
Carl B. Freeman Thomas E. Pearson Robert Paul Wilson
Earl J. Freeman Kermit Pettit James A. Winton
John Wm. Freeman Joe S. Phillips James C. Wiseman
Enos B. Gardner Frederick K. Plyley Arrants R. Wood
Wesley R. Garren Claude Powell Charles E. Woods
Gola G. Gibby Joseph H. Randolph
James C. Gray Jake Rose
These names should be added to the WWII Memorial:
Ernest F. Clark
Virgil D.H. Freeman
William Lenoir Kiser
Woodrow Leonard
Robert V. Turpin




Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Monroe County, Tennessee Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
DEDICATED
BY THE CITIZENS
OF
MONROE COUNTY

IN HONOR AND RECOGNITION
OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE
KOREAN AND VIETNAM WARS

AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
FREEDON OF OUR COUNTRY

THE PRICE OF FREEDON IS HIGH
EVEN IN UNPOPULAR WARS
OUR COUNTRY CALLED
WE PROUDLY ANSWERED

LEST YOU FORGET - WE SHALL HAVE DIED IN VAIN

Korean War
1950-1955
Vietnam War
1959-1975
Robert A. Green - 7/20/1950 SGT Tommy Robert Wilson - 12/2/1965
Avery E. Burnett - 11/21/1950 SGT Carey Edwin Best - 1/27/1966
Chester S. Hicks - 12/23/1950 SGT Harold Eugene Lee - 2/3/1967
James H. Raby - 1/21/1951 PFC Freddy Lynn Gray - 6/9/1967
Parrion R. Harris - 3/7/1951 SGT Larry Randall Arwood - 11/9/1967
Walter B. Smith - 9/24/1951 SP4 James Calvin Thomason - 2/23/1968
Johnny S. Teague - 11/21/1951 SGT Clarence Edward Watson - 7/19/1968
Ross M. Walker - 1/9/1952 CPL James Edward Self - 8/22/1968
Wesley E. Tallent - 4/12/1952 PFC Steve Julies Dockery - 9/19/1968
William R. Sloan - 8/15/1952 SGT James Arthur Borden - 5/7/1969
Tubby B. Watson - 7/1/1953 SGT Thomas Eugene Latham - 5/12/1969
Allen L. Wright - 7/17/1953 PFC Winston Osborne Smith - 5/14/1969
PFC Ron Jackson Haynes - 9/5/1969
SP4 Danny Ray Roberts - 2/4/1970
SGT J. C. Davis - 11/5/1970




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