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Near Leslie in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Luther Story Bridge

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

Autry, James A., Jr.
Bankston, Howard D., Jr.
Bolin, William T.
Bowers, Harry G.
Bridges, Steve P.
Bryant, Bill
Copeland, Paul L.
Cranford, James W.
Deloach, Samuel G.
Dupree, William A.
Eldridge, Griffith M.
Ethridge, William F.
Fort, Allen
Ferguson, Roy B.
Gammage, Henry O.
Greer, John T.
Hanner, John A.
Holloway, Arthur G.
Ivey, Josie W.
Jennings, G.P.
Jennings, Eber F.
Jones, Thaddeus M., Jr.
Kitchens, Bradley
Lamar, Robert
Lane, Carl
Lee, Dennis R.
Lunsford, Elmer B.
McArthur, Jack C., Jr.
McDonald, James W.
McDonald, Perry
O’Hern, Frank D.
Parker, James C.
Perdue, Herman M.
Potter, Henry I.
Rush, Eddie P.
Stern, Al
Simmons, Mack P.
Southerland, John E.
Story, Luther
Taylor, Joseph A., Jr.
Walters, Lawrence R.
Welch, George
Wiggins, H. T.
Wiggins, Marvin
Williams, Duvard H.
Williams, Robert E.
Wilson, James Elory
Wolfe, L.E., Jr.
Woolbright,
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By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
2. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Charles J.
Wright, Clifford

Colored

Little, Sammy
Trice, Willie
 
Location. 32° 3.496′ N, 83° 58.767′ W. Marker is near Leslie, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on Georgia Route 27 0.1 miles west of Drayton Loop, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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: Leslie GA 31764, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Luther Story Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. 7.9 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Group Camp (approx. 8.1 miles away); Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. 8.1 miles away); Dooly County (approx. 10.9 miles away); Walter F. George (approx. 10.9 miles away); Blackshear Trail (approx. 12.2 miles away); The "Sinks" (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
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.)
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
3. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Looking east across the Luther Story Bridge toward Dooly County
 

2. Luther H. Story. Wikipedia profile at (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
PFC Luther H. Story image. Click for full size.
From www.lutherstory.com
4. PFC Luther H. Story
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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