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

Medal of Honor

 
 
Medal of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 32° 50.185′ N, 83° 37.91′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Medal of Honor Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
July 9, 2017
2. Medal of Honor Marker reverse
marker. City Hall & Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Baptist Church of Christ (about 700 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mulberry Street Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. ¼ mile away); M. W. Grand Lodge of Georgia (approx. ¼ mile 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.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
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. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by Charles Smith of Milledgeville, Baldwin Georgia. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 86 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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