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Near Leslie in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Luther Story Bridge

 
 
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
1. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
The Luther Story Bridge honoring Luther Story and veterans from Dooly County and the following named veterans from Sumter County, all of whom gave their lives in World War II or the Korean War:

Autry, James A., Jr. • Bankston, Howard D., Jr. • Bolin, William T. • Bowers, Harry G. • Bridges, Steve P. • Bryant, Bill • Copeland, Paul L. • Cranford, James W. • Deloach, Samuel G. • Dupree, William A. • Eldridge, Griffith M. • Ethridge, William F. • Fort, Allen • Ferguson, Roy B. • Gammage, Henry O. • Greer, John T. • Hanner, John A. • Holloway, Arthur G. • Ivey, Josie W. • Jennings, G.P. • Jennings, Eber F. • Jones, Thaddeus M., Jr. • Kitchens, Bradley • Lamar, Robert • Lane, Carl • Lee, Dennis R. • Lunsford, Elmer B. • McArthur, Jack C., Jr. • McDonald, James W. • McDonald, Perry • O’Hern, Frank D. • Parker, James C. • Perdue, Herman M. • Potter, Henry I. • Rush, Eddie P. • Stern, Al • Simmons, Mack P. • Southerland, John E. • Story, Luther • Taylor, Joseph A., Jr. • Walters, Lawrence R. • Welch, George • Wiggins, H. T. • Wiggins, Marvin • Williams,
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Duvard H. • Williams, Robert E. • Wilson, James Elory • Wolfe, L.E., Jr. • Woolbright, Charles J. • Wright, Clifford

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Little, Sammy • Trice, Willie
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, KoreanWar, World II.
 
Location. 32° 3.496′ N, 83° 58.767′ W. Marker is near Leslie, Georgia, in Sumter County. Memorial is on Georgia Route 27, 0.1 miles west of Drayton Loop, on the right when traveling west. The marker is at the west end of the Luther Story Bridge on Georgia Highway 26 across the Flint River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leslie GA 31764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Luther Story Bridge (approx. Ό mile away); First Solar Battery Installation (approx. 7.3 miles away); Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. 7.4 miles away); Camp Safety Patrol (approx. 7.4 miles away); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. 7.9 miles away); Russian 85mm Divisional Gun D-44 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Russian 120mm Mortar M-843 (approx. 7.9 miles away); 37mm Antitank Gun M3 (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Luther H. Story at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
2. The Luther Story Bridge Marker

 
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
 
The Luther Story Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
3. The Luther Story Bridge Marker
Looking east across the Luther Story Bridge toward Dooly County
PFC Luther H. Story image. Click for full size.
From www.lutherstory.com
4. PFC Luther H. Story
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 222 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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