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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Sense of Place

Lamar arrives in London after 3 months of travel

It took L.Q.C. Lamar three months to get from Oxford to London in 1862 when he went to serve as a delegate overseas. (January 25, 2013, Page 2B)

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    Col. L.Q.C. Lamar and his Confederate commission to Europe

    Historian and columnist Jack Mayfield writes this week about Lamar’s time in the Civil War and his following appointment as a diplomat overseas. (January 18, 2013, Page 2B)

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      ‘Old Tarantula’ and the observation balloon

      Hot air balloons were often used during the Civil War to getting a birds-eye view on the other side. (January 11, 2013, Page 2B)

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        Rebels make 34th bowl appearance this weekend

        Columnist Jack Mayfield takes us back through the Rebels history with bowl games. (January 4, 2013, Page 3B)

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          Family Bible’s return unites descendants of opposing foes

          Historian Jack Mayfield tells us the story of the return of a Civil War-era family Bible. (December 28, 2012, Page 2B)

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            Gen. Grant takes his men and leaves Oxford

            Historian Jack Mayfield continues his series on the occupation of Oxford during the Civil War. (December 21, 2012, Page 3B)

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              The Achilles’ Heel of Grant’s long thrust into Mississippi

              Historian and columnist Jack Mayfield takes us this week to Dec. 20, 1862 when Gen. Van Dorn and his Confederate soldiers took out the Union’s supply depot in Holly Springs, only to later learn how that move backfired on the citizens of Lafayette County. (December 14, 2012, Page 2B)

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                ‘The irrelevancy of orthodox strategy to the realities of civil war’

                Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield continues this week to write about the invasion of Yankee soldiers in Oxford. (December 7, 2012, Page 2B)

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                  The invasion of Oxford

                  Jack Mayfield brings us back to December 1862 when Yankee soldiers made their way into Oxford. (November 30, 2012, Page 3B)

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                    Ole Miss, State will meet for the 85th Egg Bowl

                    Saturday will make the 85th time the Ole Miss Rebels and MSU Bulldogs compete for the coveted Egg Bowl trophy. Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about the schools’ rivalry and the history of the Egg Bowl in today’s Oxford Living. (November 22, 2012, Page 2B)

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