COVINGTON COUNTY MILITARY RESOURCES


MEXICAN AMERICAN WAR
(1846-1848)


  • Adventures In Mexico: This 1860 letter from General Cornelius McLaurin, of Covington County, to J.F.H. Claiborne, a Mississippi historian, is an insightful look at the occurrences of a small group of Covington County men that traveled to Mexico in the winter of 1847 and attached themselves to the command of General Quitman prior to the attack of Vera Cruz.




CIVIL WAR
1861-1865)


There are some excellent resources on the web about unit histories and company members, so this page will link you to them until the Covington County MSGenWeb site can provide additional information. Roster links will take you to the Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System courtesy of the National Park Service.




WORLD WAR I
(1917-1918)




WORLD WAR II
(1941-1945)




KOREAN WAR
(1950-1953)

  • Casualty List from the MSGenWeb Archives. From Covington County, the list includes the following heroes: Pfc James O Cruise (POW/MIA), Pfc Mack A Jordan, Msgt John R McInnis, Cpl Allen E Mooney, Cpl James E Rowell, Pfc Wallace Whitehead, Capt George W Yates.




VIETNAM WAR
1954-1975)

  • Casualty List from the MSGenWeb Archives. From Covington County, the list includes the following heroes: Sgt. Joseph Carlton Blackwell (Seminary), Sfc. Evelyn Franklin Lankford (Mt. Olive), Pfc. James Russell Pope (Collins), Sp4 Edward W Washington Jr (Mt Olive)

     


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This page was last updated on 12 May 2007.