Archer T. Gammon

Archer T. Gammon (HM1928)

Location: Danville, VA 24540
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 34.396', W 79° 21.991'

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(1918 - 1945)

This bridge is dedicated in memory of Archer T. Gammon who distinguished himself on January 11, 1945, in the infamous Battle of the Bulge. While pinned down by enemy gunfire, he advanced and caused enemy resistance to weaken, allowing his platoon to continue past enemy lines. His courage earned him the recognition of being the only Danvillian in history to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the highest honor this country can bestow. Staff Sergeant Gammon received many other honors, posthumously, from other governments and organizations.
HM NumberHM1928
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Year Placed1995
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 646154 N 4048776
Decimal Degrees36.57326667, -79.36651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 34.396', W 79° 21.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 34' 23.76" N, 79° 21' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)434, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Riverpoint Dr, Danville VA 24540, US
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