Greenwood in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
First Mississippi Field Artillery,
mustered into Federal Service
August 5, 1917 as Battery C,
140th F.A., 64th F.A. Brigade,
The Battery, composed of men from
Leflore and surrounding counties,
camped on this site until departure
for Mobilization Camp, Jackson,
Mississippi on August 31, 1917.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 33° 31.07′ N, 90° 11.104′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Street and Henderson Street, on the left when traveling west on West Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 West Church Street, Greenwood MS 38930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Edward Wright (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Greenwood's First Artesian Well (about 700 feet away); LeFlore County Confederate Memorial WGRM Radio Studio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point LeFlore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emmett Till (approx. 0.2 miles away); Endesha Ida Mae Holland (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 2. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.