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

Covington County Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (Front)
Inscription.
Front
In honor of
Covington County Veterans
of the
Vietnam War

Rear
In Memory of
James Russell Pope
Private First Class
2nd Bn. 16th Infantry, 1st Inf. Div. USARV
Collins, MS
Jan. 28, 1947 - July 27, 1967

Edward W. Washington, Jr.
Specialist Four
HHC. 7th Spt Bn. 199th Infantry Bde. USARV
Mount Olive, MS
Oct. 30, 1948 - July 9, 1968

Joseph Carlton Blackwell
Sergeant
A Btry. 5th Bn. 27th Artillery, I Field Force, USARV
Seminary, MS.
Sept. 19,1948 - Nov. 29, 1970

Evelyn Franklin Lankford
Sergeant First Class
Co. 2nd Bn. 502nd Infantry, 101st Abn. Div. USARV
Mount Olive, MS
Oct. 3, 1939 - Feb. 16,1971

 
Erected 2013 by Covington County Geneological and Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 38.613′ N, 89° 33.406′ W. Marker is in Collins, Mississippi, in Covington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Elm Avenue and Main Street (State Route 184), on the left when traveling south on South Elm Avenue. Touch for map. Located on grounds of the Covington County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this
Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (Rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (Rear)
postal address: 101 South Elm Avenue, Collins MS 39428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covington County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Covington County Vietnam War Memorial next to courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
3. Covington County Vietnam War Memorial next to courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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