The Rawley White Martin monument marks his grave in Lot 6 of the Old Chatham Cemetery, just west of South Main Street near the armory in Chatham, Virginia. The photographs were taken in 2005.
Dr. Rawley White Martin
September 30, 1835.
April 20, 1912.
Ellen Douglass Johnson
Blessed Are The Pure In Heart
The other side of the stone contains a tribute.
BELOVED PHYSICIAN PURE PATRIOT AND
CLEAN CITIZEN, WHO GAVE TO MANKIND
THE TOIL AND TOLL OF A BUSY LIFE; LED
THE “IMMORTALS” OVER THE CREST OF
CEMETERY RIDGE: “WAS FAITHFUL IN ALL
THINGS AND IN ALL THINGS UNAFRIAD.”
BEAUTIFUL “FRIEND OF GOD” AND
HUMANITY. RAISED BY THE STRONG ARM.
WE WHO SURVIVE, SALUTE THEE!
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