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Maj. Stephen W. Pless

 
 
Maj. Stephen W. Pless Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
1. Maj. Stephen W. Pless Marker
Inscription.  
Maj. Stephen W. Pless
United States Marine Corps.
awarded the
Medal of Honor
Jan. 16, 1969
for his service during
the Vietnam War

{Marine Corps emblem}
U.S.M.C.

 
Erected by Coweta County, Georgia.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 16, 1969.
 
Location. 33° 22.487′ N, 84° 48.019′ W. Marker is in Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Court Square and South Court Square, on the left when traveling south on West Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Court Square, Newnan GA 30263, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Thomas Overby (here, next to this marker); Coweta County VFW Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Col. Joe M. Jackson (a few steps from this marker); William McIntosh
Marker located at the Coweta County Probate Court image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
2. Marker located at the Coweta County Probate Court
Marker is nearly behind lamp post at center
Click or scan to see
this page online
(a few steps from this marker); In Memory of General Daniel Newnan (within shouting distance of this marker); Coweta County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Hospitals (within shouting distance of this marker); Coweta County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newnan.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Stephen Pless. (Submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Major Stephen W. Pless image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. Major Stephen W. Pless
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Sep. 27, 2022