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Laurens in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War

 
 
Vietnam War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 27, 2008
1. Vietnam War Marker
Inscription.
Once in Our Lives
Forever in Out Memories

Joseph B. Adams                 Jimmy I. McMorris
Michael E. Banks               Reginald G. Morse
Roy J. Brackwell, Jr.           Sanford L. Nelson
Frankie B. Johnson, Jr.*     Willie J. Payne
Robert E. King                   Cary J. Smith
Milton B. Luster                 Sammie R. Sneed
Leon S. Madden                 Dennis C. Stroud
Willie E. Madden                John W. Teague
Joseph O. McGee               Danny S. Thompson
James C. McKitkrick*         William E. Wilson
* M.I.A.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
                        John 15:13

 
Location. 34° 29.967′ N, 82° 0.876′ W. Marker is in Laurens, South Carolina, in Laurens County. Marker is on West Laurens Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the intersection of West Laurens and Caroline Streets, in the northwest corner of county square. Marker is in this post office area: Laurens SC 29360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laurens County / Laurens Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Watts Mills' World War II Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurens County World Wars I & II Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurens County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Conflict (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Lodge #19 / Samuel Saxon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Laurens County Veterans Monument (about 600 feet away); American Legion Post 25 Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); A.I. (Gus) Mason Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Watts-Todd-Dunklin House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Laurens.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. (Submitted on December 23, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryNotable EventsWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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