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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 31° 38.629′ N, 89° 33.382′ W. Marker is in Collins, Mississippi, in Covington County. Marker is on South Dogwood Avenue south of Main Street (State Route 184), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Covington County Courthouse. Marker is at
PFC Mack A. Jordan monument at Courthouse (on left). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. PFC Mack A. Jordan monument at Courthouse (on left).
or near this postal address: 101 South Dogwood Avenue, Collins MS 39428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 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); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Mack Jordan. (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, Korean
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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