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9th Regiment Mississippi Infantry Company C

The Lafayette Guards are first to go off to war

Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about the first unit to leave Oxdford to fight in the Civil War . The Lamar Guard was formed in 1860. They left Oxford in 1861 where they would fight in Pensacola, Fla. and in North Carolina. (March 4, 2011, Page 2B)

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