Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sgt. A. C. Long
Medic U.S. Army
Died in service
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
Location. 33° 15.016′ N, 84° 15.84′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Hill Street (Georgia Route 155) and West Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on North Hill Street. Marker is on the Griffin + Spalding Chamber of Commerce building and welcome center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 143 N Hill St, Griffin GA 30223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pvt. Otis E. Cook (here, next to this marker); Pvt. Paul E. Buckalew (here, next to this marker); SPC. Johnathan F. Davis (a few steps from this marker); Cpl. D.G. Norton (a few steps from this marker); Pvt. Joe William (a few steps from this marker); PFC. Lewis N. Brown (a few steps PFC. Hilton Harris (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Robert L. Womack (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
More about this marker. Plaque is part of Honor Our KIA, a community initiative to commemorate Griffin and Spalding County soldiers who have died during combat since World War I. Each plaque is accompanied by a QR code that links to the soldier's biography on the project's website.
Regarding Sgt. A. C. Long. Killed while tending to wounded comrades during battle, he was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart and several other commendations.
Also see . . . Sergeant Aubrey C. Long. Biography on the Honor Our KIA website. (Submitted on January 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.