In Memory of Perry L. Johnson historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
In Memory of Perry L. Johnson historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Bleckley County
Memorials--Georgia--Cochran
Location:
United States, Georgia, Bleckley County, Cochran, 32.38683, -83.35461
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Courthouse Lawn, U.S. 23 Business, Cochran
Text of marker: "JULY 21, 1908 - OCTOBER 8, 1986. In memory of Perry L. Johnson, of Bleckley County, Georgia who at age 36 while serving as a Corporal in the United States Army during WW II, single handedly captured fifteen German soldiers at St. Malo, France on August 10, 1944. His extraordinary heroism displayed courage in the face of enemy fire. His conduct was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Army."
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_in-memory-of-perry-l.-johnson
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_in-memory-of-perry-l
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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