Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society
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Owner: P. O. Box 121, 320 West Main St., Paragould, AR 72451-0121

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."