Across the country and around the world, U.S. war, military and veterans memorials stand to honor those who served in uniform and the battles they fought to protect our nation’s freedoms. The American Legion is now establishing a database to identify the locations, document histories and share photographs of our nation’s monuments and memorials to those who have served.

Key points for each submission include:

  • Location of the memorial, mapped if possible
  • Purpose of the memorial, such as who it honors and why, in just a sentence or two
  • Date of the memorial’s installation and who originally installed it
  • A brief assessment of its condition today
  • A photo or photos, easily taken with a smart phone

To upload text or photos, simply click on "Add a Memorial" and follow the instructions. Submissions will be be displayed after review. For support, concerns, questions, please contact us.

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Purple Heart Memorial, Raleigh

Purple Heart Memorial, Raleigh

The memorial is located on the 200 block of N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC, on the grounds of the N.C. State Administration Building.


Confederate Soldiers Monument, Lumberton

Confederate Soldiers Monument, Lumberton

The monument is located in front of the County Courthouse at 500 N Elm Street, Lumberton, NC 28358.


Moores Creek Bridge Monument (Nickname - Old Bridge Monument)

Moores Creek Bridge Monument (Nickname - Old Bridge Monument)

The monument is located near the historic road and beside the reconstructed bridge in the Moores Creek National Battlefield near Currie, Pender County, N.C.


Battle of Rockfish Memorial, Wallace

Battle of Rockfish Memorial, Wallace

The monument is located just north of the intersection of North Carolina Highway 11 and Wastetreatment Plant Road in Wallace, North Carolina. Its associated North Carolina Historical marker can be seen from NC Highway 11 just north of the intersection.


Richmond County Bust Head Monument

Richmond County Bust Head Monument

The monument is located to the right front of the Richmond County Courthouse in Rockingham, NC.


Swanville Veterans Memorial

Swanville Veterans Memorial

The Swanville Veterans Memorial is located in the Swanville City Park on Main Street in Morrison County, Minnesota.


Cleveland County World War II Memorial, Shelby

Cleveland County World War II Memorial, Shelby

The monument stands on the West Warren Street side of the Old Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, NC.


Major Richard

Major Richard "Dick" Meadows Statue, Fort Bragg, NC

The statue is located in the southeast corner of the Meadows Memorial Parade Field, adjacent to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters on Yadkin Road in Fort Bragg, NC.


Alumni Memorial in Memory of Those Lost in Military Service, UNC, Chapel Hill

Alumni Memorial in Memory of Those Lost in Military Service, UNC, Chapel Hill

The monument is located between Memorial Hall and Phillips Hall just south of Cameron Avenue on the UNC Campus at Chapel Hill, NC.


Southbury, Connecticut Memorial  Park

Southbury, Connecticut Memorial Park

561 Main Street South Southbury, CT 06488


372nd U.S. Infantry Memorial

372nd U.S. Infantry Memorial

About 9 miles from Monthois (Ardennes), France.


In Honor of the Men and Women who served in World War I from Rockledge Borough (Montomgery County) and Fox chase (city of Philadelphia) Fox Chase

In Honor of the Men and Women who served in World War I from Rockledge Borough (Montomgery County) and Fox chase (city of Philadelphia) Fox Chase

7900 block of Oxford Ave Route #232 Fox Chase 19111 Philadelphia, PA At the county line for Montgomery County and Philadelphia.


Elks Lodge Veterans Memorial

Elks Lodge Veterans Memorial

Elks Lodge 3525 E Henrietta Rd Henrietta, NY 14467 (43.051401, -77.616688)


Florida Boulevard Monument

Florida Boulevard at Canal Boulevard, Lakeview, New Orleans, LA 70124


42nd “Rainbow” Infantry Division Memorial Highway

42nd “Rainbow” Infantry Division Memorial Highway

Across OK, including multiple counties. Along East-West State Highway (SH) 51, across Oklahoma from the Arkansas State Line to the Texas State Line. Two segments of the route are not included, including the Broken Arrow Expressway, and Jim Thorpe Memorial Highway.


Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Veteran's Memorial

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Veteran's Memorial

Perkins, Payne County, OK 74059. At the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma tribal complex, located at 335588 E. 750 Rd, some .3 mile west of Highway US 177. The memorial is prominently located at the front of the complex, immediately to the east of the main entrance. It is easily distinguishable by the flagpoles.


Col. Arthur B.

Col. Arthur B. "Bull" Simons

This statue faces the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, on JFK Memorial Plaza. The museum is at the intersection of Ardennes Road and Marion Street, at Ardennes Rd, Fort Bragg, NC 28307.


Graham County Veterans Memorial, Robbinsville

Graham County Veterans Memorial, Robbinsville

The memorial complex is located in front of the Graham County Government building, at 12 N. Main Street, Robbinsville, NC.


Lebanon Peace Keeping Force, Mooresville

Lebanon Peace Keeping Force, Mooresville

The memorial is located in John Franklin Moore Park which is a long narrow, triangle patch between South Main and South Broad streets where they intersect with East and West Center Avenues at the historic train depot in Mooresville, NC.


Chinese American Veterans Memorial

Chinese American Veterans Memorial

At the intersection of South Princeton Avenue, South Archer Avenue and West Cermak Road in Chicago, IL.


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