Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States

ORGANIZATION

    MOLLUS monument at Landram Farm

      The MOLLUS monument is at the Landram House site, at the end of a walking trail about 1,000 yards from the parking lot at Tour Stop Three. (38.228126° N, 77.59338° W; map)

      The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (known as MOLLUS, or the Loyal Legion) is a patriotic order made up of the descendents of officers of the United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps who served in the CIvil War.

      From the monument:

      These one hundred and sixty-two acres, known 
      as the Landram Farm, were presented to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National 
      Military Park by the Military Order of the 
      Loyal Legion of the United States commandery 
      of the State of Pennsylvania and dedicated 
      on May 11th, 1940 to the memory of the 
      valiant men who fought here.