“Private Jones…”

I spent a few hours yesterday in the Old Virginia counties of King William, and King & Queen, and it was an absolutely delightful afternoon. At the King William Courthouse– built in 1725 and the oldest courthouse in the United States continuously in use– I saw this bronze plaque on the wall:


A gratifying spectacle.

About vmijpp

VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent OPFOR.com as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on OPFOR.com, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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3 Responses to “Private Jones…”

  1. Know any vets still alive?


  2. DaveO says:

    No survivors, and 10 guide-ons broken in staff-on-staff action.


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