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By Reagan L. Grimsley

positioned within the middle of Mississippi's piney woods, Hattiesburg used to be named through William H. Hardy in honor of his moment spouse, Hattie Lott Hardy. integrated in 1884, town fast confirmed itself as a neighborhood heart of the yellow pine lumber undefined, and by way of 1910 it was once the 5th greatest urban within the country. through the twentieth century greater schooling grew to become an enormous a part of the city's personality, with the institution of William Carey university and The college of Southern Mississippi. Camp Shelby, demonstrated in 1917 to coach squaddies for global battle I, additionally proficient squaddies for international struggle II, the Vietnam clash, the Persian Gulf battle, and the struggle on Terror. this day, Hattiesburg is the guts of a metropolitan sector of over 110,000 people who encompasses Forrest and Lamar Counties.

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