Eutaw in Greene County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Sergeant First Class, US Army
— Co B 1st Bn 16th Inf 1st Inf Div. —
call of duty”
Erected 2011 by Eutaw Chamber of Commerce • Greene County Commission • Greene Track.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 28, 1967.
Location. 32° 50.425′ N, 87° 53.259′ W. Marker is in Eutaw, Alabama, in Greene County. Memorial is at the intersection of Boligee Street (U.S. 11) and Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Boligee Street. Memorial is at southeast corner of Greene County Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eutaw AL 35462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles Greene County Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); A County Older Than The State, Greene County (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Earl Gilmore, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Eutaw, Alabama: The Gateway To The Black Belt (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); Boligee Presbyterian Church (approx. 10.3 miles away); Beulah Baptist Church (approx. 12.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eutaw.
Also see . . . Medal of Honor Monday: Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Leonard. Leonard had completed nearly 20 years of service when he died in a firefight in the jungle of Vietnam. He sacrificed his life to save his platoon, and for that he earned the Medal of Honor. (Katie Lange, U.S. Department of Defense News, posted Feb. 28, 2022) (Submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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