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Livingston in Overton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Specialist 4 James T. Davis

 
 
Specialist 4 James T. Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
1. Specialist 4 James T. Davis Marker
Inscription.
(Bronze Plaque)
Specialist 4 James T. Davis was the first American killed in Vietnam. He was killed on December 22, 1961. He was assigned to the 3rd Radio Research unit, Military Advisory Group.

(Inscription on the memorial)
Specialist 4 James T. Davis body was returned to Livingston, TN on Jan. 3, 1962 and laid to rest in the Good Hope Cemetery.
 
Location. 36° 22.998′ N, 85° 19.368′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Tennessee, in Overton County. Marker is on Main Street. Click for map. The memorial is located on the grounds of the Overton County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Livingston TN 38570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Overton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Zollicoffer (approx. 2.7 miles away); Heart of Controversy (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fisk Female Academy (approx. 6.4 miles away); Camp Myers (approx. 7.6 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (approx. 8.5 miles away); Dale Hollow Dam (approx. 12.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Livingston.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Specialist 4 James T. Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
2. Specialist 4 James T. Davis Marker
This marker is located on the right of the Overton County Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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