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Collins in Covington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

PFC Mack A. Jordan

1928 — 1951

— Medal of Honor —

 
 
PFC Mack A. Jordan Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. PFC Mack A. Jordan Monument
Inscription.  
"Company F"
21st. Infantry Regiment
24th. Infantry Division

1928 — 1951
★★★★★
Citation
Private First Class Jordan distinguished
himself by conspicuous gallantry and
indomitable courage above and beyond the
call of duty in action against the enemy
near Kumsong, Korea on 15 November 1951.
★★★★★
Medal of Honor authorized by United States
Congress was awarded posthumously to
PFC Jordan under U.S. Army General Order
Number 3 dated 8 January 1953
★★★★★
Military Service
18 January 1951 — 15 November 1953

 
Erected 1976 by the Citizens of Covington County.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 8, 1953.
 
Location. 31° 38.629′ N,
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89° 33.382′ W. Marker is in Collins, Mississippi, in Covington County. Memorial is on South Dogwood Avenue south of Main Street (State Route 184), on the right when traveling south. Located on the grounds of the Covington County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Dogwood Avenue, Collins MS 39428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covington County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Covington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Gerald McRaney (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 3.6 miles away); Zion Seminary (approx. 6.2 miles away); Watkins Museum (approx. 14.9 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collins.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Mack Jordan. (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
PFC Mack A. Jordan monument at Courthouse (on left). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. PFC Mack A. Jordan monument at Courthouse (on left).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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