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A Sense of Place

Gage, one of Gettysburg’s casualties

History columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield returns to Gettysburg and the death of former Ole Miss student and member of the University Greys, Jeremiah Gage. (July 19, 2013, Page 2B)

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    ‘High watermark of the Confederacy’ comes in Rebel charge at Gettysburg

    History columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield has us back in Gettysburg where the men of the Mississippi 11th face on the toughest battles during the Civil War. (July 12, 2013, Page 2B)

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      The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg

      History columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to the last day of one of the bloodiest battles for the Mississippi 11th during the Civil War. (July 5, 2013, Page 3B)

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        The great Battle of Gettysburg opens

        Jack Mayfield continues telling us the history behind the Battle of Gettysburg and the involvement of the Mississippi 11th. (June 21, 2013, Page 2B)

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          A little hitch in his git-a-long

          A few bullet wounds to his leg didn’t keep Confederate soldier Jeremiah Saunders Gage from making the trek from Virginia to Gettysburg. (June 7, 2013, Page 3B)

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            ‘Boys, there are some of us crossing this river who will never cross again’

            Oxford history columnist Jack Mayfield writes about the Mississippi 11th’s march from northern Virginia to the battlefields of Gettysburg. (May 31, 2013, Page 3B)

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              Reorganization of Lee’s army causes appointment of new colonel

              Historian Jack Mayfield writes this week about Maj. Gen. Henry “Harry” Heth, who headed up the Mississippi 11th for a time and was a close personal friend of Gen. Robert E. Lee. (May 24, 2013, Page 3B)

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                Former slave comments on the first Yankee in Oxford

                A former slave’s speech is featured in Jack Mayfield’s history column in Oxford Living this week. Read the fascinating words of Jim Neilson from his July 4, 1867 speech. (May 17, 2013, Page 2B)

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                  Lee forms three corps for invasion of Pennsylvania

                  Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield continues his series on the Mississippi 11th’s trek north and the involvement of the University Greys and the Lamar Rifles in the Battle of Gettysburg. (May 10, 2013, Page 3B)

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                    The men of the Mississippi 11th on the move in the spring of 1863

                    Historian Jack Mayfield returns to his discussion on the Mississippi 11th during the Civil War and their movement from Virginia to Pennsylvania. (May 3, 2013, Page 2B)

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