To the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville, a War Memorial

To the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville, a War Memorial (HM24YY)

Location: Andersonville, GA 31711 Macon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 11.833', W 84° 7.62'

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VermontTo the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville

You are the sires of generations which are and which never will be
Oh beloved of widows and spinsters
Oh, unbearable loss of mothers and sisters
and brothers and fathers and orphans
Yours is the vacant chair, the lonely bed
the rusted tool, the shallow grave
your laughter fallen silent
your footfalls mere echoes of memories
Your eyes once bright
dimmed, sunken, closed
You in the fullness of manhood
enfeebled, broken, dust
This unholy ground you hallowed
with your prayers, your tears, your blood
Your earthly remains cradled in this sanguineous soil
testify to the fulfillment of your duty
Your spirits which long ago mingled with those of the celestial hosts
are felt among us here in the quiet of this sacred place
and though the earth enfolds your bodies and the heavens your spirits
your honored memories shall reside within the hearts of your heirs forever
Erected in the year 1998 byThe Champlain Rifles andVFW Post 6471 Manchester Vermont
HM NumberHM24YY
Year Placed1998
Placed ByThe Champlain Rifles and VFW Post 6471 Manchester, Vermont
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Date Added Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 770837 N 3565916
Decimal Degrees32.19721667, -84.12700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 11.833', W 84° 7.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 11' 49.98" N, 84° 7' 37.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)229
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 760 POW Rd, Andersonville GA 31711, US
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