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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Medal of Honor

 
 
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Photographed By Charles Smith, January 30, 2008
1. Medal of Honor Marker
Inscription.  
Medal of Honor

Reverse
Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis
United States Marine Corps
April 7, 1942   Sept. 6, 1967
Macon, Georgia   Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

For conspicious gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty while serving as the right guide of the Second Platoon, Company B, First Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division, in action against enemy forces in Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam.

Invictus
It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishment the scroll,
I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
 
Erected 2003.
 
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 April 7, 1942.
 
Location. 32° 50.185′ N, 83° 37.91′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Memorial
Medal of Honor Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
July 9, 2017
2. Medal of Honor Marker reverse
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is at the intersection of Poplar Street (U.S. 41) and 1st Street, on the right when traveling east on Poplar Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosa Louise Parks (a few steps from this marker); City Hall & Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); City Auditorium (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capricorn Park (about 500 feet away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Walton Building (about 700 feet away); Historic Home of Dr. James Mercer Green (about 700 feet away); Percy Welch's Hotel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Find-A-Grave Memorial for Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis. (Submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Sgt. Rodney M. Davis. (Submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2017
3. Medal of Honor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 4, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia.   2. submitted on July 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on July 9, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022