Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society
212 West Court St. Paragould, Arkansas 72450
(870) 240-8944

5th Arkansas Infantry Regiment

This Infantry Regiment was organized on June 26, 1861 at Gainesville. This location is approximately 7 miles from Paragould. The soldiers of Greene County fought with men located in Kentucky, Mississippi, Georgia, and North Carolina. Together, they earned the name, "The Fighting Fifth."