Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pfc. Phill G. McDonald
Congessional Medal of Honor
— September 13, 1941 - June 7, 1968 —
September 13, 1941 - June 7, 1968
U.S. Army, Company A, 1st Battalion
14th Infantry, 4th Division
Congressional Medal of Honor
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his own life above and beyond the call of duty, on June 7, 1968, near Kontum City, South Vietnam, Phill McDonald displayed outstanding courage and bravery while under enemy fire; sacrificing his own life to save the members of his platoon.
Location. 36° 4.3′ N, 79° 47.55′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Memorial can be reached from South Greene Street. Located at the Guilford County Superior Court house, in the Phill G. McDonald Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guilford County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of M/Sgt. Edwin V. Bain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trial Of Benjamin Benson West Market Street United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Henry Frye (about 600 feet away); The Underground Railroad (about 600 feet away); Lunsford Richardson (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
Also see . . . Find A Grave memorial. (Submitted on November 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.