On Memorial Day May 31, 1999, Texas State Governor George W. Bush, formally dedicated a monument to 83 native born or adopted Texans whom are the recipients of the United States' highest award, the Medal of Honor. Located in the Texas State Cemetery, the memorial is the centerpiece of the cemetery's military section. Made of pink granite obelisk, each side panel list recipients according to branch of service. Near the monument is a burial ground reserved for Texans awarded the Medal of Honor.
Texas State Cemetery
Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26933898