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Near Vienna in Dooly County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Luther Story Bridge

 
 
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
1. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
The west face of the marker
Inscription. The Luther Story Bridge honoring Luther Story and other veterans from Sumter County and the following named veterans from Dooly County, all of whom gave their lives in World War II or the Korean War:

Blue, John Augusta
Brown, Bonny
Bryant, Walter L.
Culberth, George W.
Dennard, Henry L.
Ellison, E. Boyd
Everett, James M.
Folds, Charles W.
Gazaway, Glenn G.
George, Marcus
Godfrey, Edgar R.
Goodroe, Leonard B.
Grantham, Audry
Greene, Burwell
Hambrick, William J.
Hardegree, Thomas
Horne, John H.
Johnson, James Alvin
Kent, Billy Frank
Kidd, J.D.
Kimsey, Melvin
Lewis, Kirby R.
Lockerman, Colon A.
McDowell, Ralph
Nutt, James
Pollock, Paul
Rogers, John L.
Sangster, Robert H., Jr.
Scarborough, John F.
Shivers, William E.
Shurley, Harold E.
Speight, Amory C., Jr.
Taggart, John L.
Tharpe, James R.
Thompson, Daniel E., Jr.
Thompson, Curtis
Tucker, Alfred
Welch, William Albert
Wesley, Bryant V.
Wilkes, John R.
Wilkes, Olin H.
Woodward, Lamar F.
Wright, Charles L.

Colored

Gyden, Derry, Jr.
Lilly, Evans
McKenzie Hubert
McKenzie, Lucious
 
Location.
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
2. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
The east face of the marker
32° 3.553′ N, 83° 58.496′ W. Marker is near Vienna, Georgia, in Dooly County. Marker is on Georgia Route 27 0 miles west of Drayton Loop, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is at the west end of the Luther Story Bridge on Georgia Highway 26 across the Flint River. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna GA 31092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Luther Story Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); The William Adkinsí Live Oak Tree (approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. 7.8 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Group Camp (approx. 8 miles away); Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. 8.1 miles away); Dooly County (approx. 10.6 miles away); Walter F. George (approx. 10.7 miles away); Blackshear Trail (approx. 12.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .
1. Luther Story. PFC Luther H. Story was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Korea on September 1, 1950, when he was 19. He was killed in the battle. This website is devoted to PFC Story and his heroism. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

2. Luther H. Story.
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
3. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Wikipedia profile. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
4. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Looking east on Georgia Highway 26 from the Luther Story Bridge
PFC Luther H. Story image. Click for full size.
From www.lutherstory.com
5. PFC Luther H. Story
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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