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Leesville in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sgt. Abe Allen

 

1896-1941

 
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May 17, 2005
1. Sgt. Abe Allen Marker
Inscription. Only soldier from Louisiana to serve under General John J. Pershing's "One Hundred Heroes" in World War I, Company B, 28th Infantry. Received Distinguished Service Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolutionary Bi-Centennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 31° 9.455′ N, 93° 15.907′ W. Marker is in Leesville, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street (U.S. 171) and Ian's End, on the right when traveling north on North 5th Street. Touch for map. Located at entrance to Ferguson-Dennis Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Leesville LA 71446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Nona Mills Lumber Company (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dreamland Theatre (approx. one mile away); The Red Hound Bar (approx. one mile away); The Leesville Hotel (approx. one mile away); The Vernon Bank (approx. one mile away); Nichols-Howerton Building
Sgt. Abe Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2005
2. Sgt. Abe Allen Marker
(approx. one mile away); Merchants & Farmers Bank (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lyons Building (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesville.
 
Also see . . .  Louisianans who were winners of the Distinguished Service Cross, DSC, in WWI. (Submitted on October 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Sgt. Abe Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. Sgt. Abe Allen Marker
Sgt. Abe Allen Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
4. Sgt. Abe Allen Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2015. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2015.   3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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