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Near Elliott in Grenada County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp McCain

 
 
Camp McCain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Camp McCain Marker
Inscription. Established 1942 as a training facility for the United States Army during the Second World War and used until 1946. Named for Carroll Co. Miss. native, Major-General Henry Pinckney McCain (1861-1941).
 
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 41.457′ N, 89° 45.401′ W. Marker is near Elliott, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 51 and Camp McCain Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 51. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 US-51, Elliott MS 38926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 94th Infantry Division (here, next to this marker); J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 6.7 miles away); Confederate Fort (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 7 miles away); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. 7 miles away); Grenada Blues (approx. 7 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. 7.2 miles away); Ensign William Devotie Billingsley (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
View west on Camp McCain Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. View west on Camp McCain Road.

1. Fort Wiki article on Camp McCain. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of Camp McCain. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World II
 
View of markers looking south on U.S. 51 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. View of markers looking south on U.S. 51
Camp McCain & 94th Infantry Division Markers image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. Camp McCain & 94th Infantry Division Markers
Major General Henry Pinckney McCain image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
5. Major General Henry Pinckney McCain
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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