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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Don Leslie Michael

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
Don Leslie Michael Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 1, 2010
1. Don Leslie Michael Marker
Inscription.  
One of only 141 American service men to receive the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, U.S. Army SP4 Don Leslie Michael Received this award posthumously, and his name appears in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.
 
Erected 2010 by City of Florence.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 34° 48.395′ N, 87° 37.884′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place south of Veterans Drive (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling south. Beginning with marker one, this marker is on pole 8 right side. It is one of 18 poles each has four sides that is located behind the Marriott Hotel in River Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caroline Lee Hentz (here, next to this marker); Harlon Hill (here, next to this marker); Jesse Clopton James
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(here, next to this marker); Michael Hall Mobbs (here, next to this marker); Reeder Glen Nichols (here, next to this marker); John Wilkinson Taylor (here, next to this marker); Lin Dunn (here, next to this marker); Edward Stanley Robbins (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another Don Leslie Michael Marker.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Wall of Honor. Don Leslie Michael Specialist Four C CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173 ABN BDE Army of the United States 31 July 1947 - 08 April 1967 Lexington, Alabama Panel 17E Line 125 (Submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 958 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2023, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. Photo   1. submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • James Hulse was the editor who published this page.

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