Livingston in Overton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Specialist 4 James T. Davis
Specialist 4 James T. Davis was the first American killed in Vietnam. He was killed on December 22, 1961. He was assigned to the 3rd Radio Research unit, Military Advisory Group.
(Inscription on the memorial)
Specialist 4 James T. Davis body was returned to Livingston, TN on Jan. 3, 1962 and laid to rest in the Good Hope Cemetery.
Location. 36° 22.998′ N, 85° 19.368′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Tennessee, in Overton County. Marker is on Main Street. The memorial is located on the grounds of the Overton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livingston TN 38570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Overton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Zollicoffer (approx. 2.7 miles away); Heart of Controversy (approx. 3.6 miles away); Crockett's Camp (approx. Fisk Female Academy (approx. 6.4 miles away); Camp Myers (approx. 7.6 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
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