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A Sense of Place

When Ole Miss entered big time college football

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us when Ole Miss moved into the ranks of big time college football after the university hired Harry Mehre as head coach. (September 2, 2011, Page 3B)

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    The burning of Oxford

    Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to 1864 when Gen. Smith ordered Oxford be burned to the ground during the Civil War. (August 26, 2011, Page 2B)

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      On campus housing a problem for university officials post-WWII

      Housing problems at the university are present today and have been in the past. Local historian Jack Mayfield discusses the housing situation after WW II at the University of Mississippi after several men and their families came to the campus. (August 19, 2011, Page 2B)

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        Quarters for Miss. 11th during winter

        Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us what troops with the Mississippi 11th regiment did during the winter months of the Civil War. (August 12, 2011, Page 2B)

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          Flag causes problems at Manassas

          Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about the first flags made for the Mississippi 11th regiment. (August 5, 2011, Page 3B)

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            Commanding general of the Mississippi 11th killed

            Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about Gen. Barnard E. Bee of the Civil War and his gallant leadership. (July 29, 2011, Page 2B)

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              ‘I’ve seen the elephant’ — Yankees after Manassas

              Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield shares some historical information on the first major battle of the Civil War, along with a funny story about camp life. (July 22, 2011, Page 2B)

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                Troops get set for first major battle

                Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to 1861 when local soldiers were getting ready to fight the first major battle of the Civil War. (July 15, 2011, Page 2B)

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                  ‘I know William Faulkner’ – Phil Stone and Stark Young

                  Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about two men, Phil Stone and Stark Young, and their influence on Faulkner. (July 8, 2011, Page 3B)

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                    The building of the first Lafayette County Courthouse

                    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us our Lafayette County Courthouse became the center of Oxford. (July 1, 2011, Page 2B)

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