Columbus County Korea and Vietnam War Memorial, Whiteville
This monument consists of two abstract figures, one arch and one vertical column, both of stone. Beneath the arch, a stone tablet names the war casualties.
Images: Stone tablet with the Korean and Vietnam wars casualties from Columbus County, NC
IN MEMORY OF / BRAVE COLUMBUS COUNTY MEN / THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES SO THAT / OTHER MEN MIGHT LIVE FREE / KOREAN CASUALTIES [7 names] / VIETNAM CASUALTIES [24 names]
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Folder 0296: Whiteville: Columbus County Courthouse: Scan 1, in the North Carolina County Photographic Collection #P0001, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Link
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The monument sits on the north-west lawn of the Columbus County Courthouse, in the midst of a small commercial area.
A diamond-shaped raised bed of oranmental plants surrounds the monument.