Monthly Archives: January 2011

Civil War letters come to New Ulm museum

http://mankatofreepress.com/local/x756278918/Civil-War-letters-come-to-New-Ulm-museum NEW ULM — The Schilling brothers’ eight letters penned in 1862 evince an extraordinary time in American history as well as a painful part of New Ulm’s past. The Brown County Historical Society Museum has acquired the documents from … Continue reading

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Famed military historian to present

http://brunswick.blogs.starnewsonline.com/12191/famed-military-historian-to-present-at-special-civil-war-roundtable/ Ed Bearss, an award-winning historian who spent more than 40 years with the National Park Service, will present at Wednesday night’s Brunswick Civil War Roundtable. Bearss, described as a “national treasure” by Roundtable organizers, spent most of his career … Continue reading

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The Center for Civil War Research

http://www.civilwarcenter.olemiss.edu/index.shtml The Center for Civil War ResearchThe University of Mississippi established the Center for Civil War Research in the spring of 2009. In scope, the Center is designed to promote a more thorough understanding of the American Civil War, its … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian

Mississippi Joins South Carolina in Secession, January 9, 1861

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Civil War Album

Mississippi – Civil War Album http://www.civilwaralbum.com/site_index.htm Mississippi Alcorn State Univ. (wartime Oakland College) Battle of Tupelo Beauvoir (last home of Jefferson Davis) Brice’s Cross Roads Canton Carrollton Champion Hill, a Virtual Tour Columbus Corinth National Cemetery Corinth Contraband Camp Enterprise … Continue reading

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Mississippi Books We Own

Added link to Books We Own Mississippi to the Books page.

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Our trip to Deer Creek and Dr. Nailor

http://haggard.surnames.com/historical_files/h46.htm We passed the residence of Dr. Nailor, whom we all described as the most patriotic citizen we met in Mississippi. He had barrels of cistern water which was a “rarity.” His servants had drawn the water from the cistern. … Continue reading

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The Battle of Seven Pines

http://books.google.com/books?id=UxtCAAAAIAAJ&ots=1vsbyp7HOV&dq=smith%20%22The%20Battle%20of%20Seven%20Pines%20%22&pg=PA117&output=embed The battle of Seven Pines (Google eBook) Front Cover Gustavus Woodson Smith 0 Reviews G. C. Crawford, printer, 1891 – History – 202 pages The Fifth Alabama and the Twelfth Mississippi [Rode’s left wing] continued to hold their ground … Continue reading

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Speech of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi

http://books.google.com/books?id=PI4-AAAAYAAJ&dq=Mississippi%20Civil%20War&pg=PA6&output=embed Speech of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi: delivered in the United States Senate, on the 10th day of January, 1861, upon the message of the President of the United States, on the condition of things in South Carolina … Continue reading

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Honoring Vicksburg

http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/atb/?local=vicksburg The Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter The Vicksburg National Military Park quarter is the fourth released in 2011 and the ninth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The park commemorates one of the pivotal battles of the … Continue reading

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