Franklin County Vietnam War Memorial Plaque, Louisburg
The Franklin County Vietnam War memorial plaque is an unadorned rectangular bronze tablet with a darkened background. The width is two feet and the height is four feet.
THIS PLAQUE IS GIVEN IN LOVING MEMORY / OF THOSE FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY WHO / MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN DEFENSE / OF FREEDOM DURING THE VIETNAM WAR. / MAY THEY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. / KIA CHARLES OWEN DAVIS MAY 8, 1966 / KIA CHARLES MANLEY JULY 6, 1966 / KIA BENNETT GAY WILDER SEPT. 29, 1967 / KIA WILLIAM C. SHEARIN APRIL 18, 1968 / KIA PAUL L. JOYNER JUNE 16, 1968 / KIA JOHN W. THOMAS FEB. 22, 1969 / KIA JAMES L. BOWDEN AUG. 21, 1969 / KIA PHILLIP C. BLACKMON MAY 16, 1971 / KIA DONALD A. JOYNER DEC. 27, 1972 / GOD REST THE SOULS OF THESE FRANKLIN / COUNTY FIGHTING MEN WHO ANSWERED / AMERICA’S CALL. / AND BLESS THOSE FROM ALL / OVER AMERICA WHO STILL ARE / UNACCOUNTED FOR. / DEDICATED NOV. 11, 1985
November 11, 1985
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The memorial plaque is located on the front wall of the Franklin County Courthouse at 102 N. Main St., Louisburg NC. The World War II memorial plaque is next to it. The memorial First Confederate Flag and Its Designer O.R. Smith stands in front of the courthouse.
A World War Two and three other memorial plaques detailing the history of the Franklin County Courthouse are also present on the front wall of the courthouse.