Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Don Leslie Michael
City of Florence Walk of Honor
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. Located 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. William Christopher Handy (here, next to this marker); William D. "Buddy" Killen (here, next to this marker); Edward Asbury O'Neal, III (here, next to this marker); Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals (here, next to this marker); Caroline Lee Hentz Thomas Sigismund Stribling (here, next to this marker); Justice John A. McKinley (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ethelbert Brinkley Norton (here, next to 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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.