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1862: When ‘men fell like leave’

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to the Seven Days Battle, one of the more deadly battles of the Civil War. (July 20, 2012, Page 2B)

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    Mississippi 11th becomes part of the Army of Northern Viriginia

    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield continues this week to educate us on the role the Mississippi 11th plaid in the Civil War. After Gen. Joseph Johnston suffered an injury, Gen. Robert E. Lee took charge of the Confederate Army. One of his first actions was to change the name of the army to the Army of Northern Virgina. (June 1, 2012, Page 2B)

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      MS 11th plays vital role in Battle of Seven Pines

      Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield continues educating us on the involvement of local Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. This week, he writes about the Battle of Seven Pines, one of the war’s deadliest battles. (May 25, 2012, Page 2B)

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        Mississippi 11th prepares to defend Richmond

        Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield writes this week about the Mississippi 11th worked to dislodge a cannon from the mud on their way to defend Richmond, Va. (May 18, 2012, Page 3B)

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          L.Q.C. Lamar re-enters public service

          Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how L.Q.C. Lamar got himself back into public service after his stint in the Civil War in today’s Oxford Living. (May 11, 2012, Page 3B)

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            Lamar and the Battle of Williamsburg

            Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about L.Q.C. Lamar’s only battlefield service during the Civil War. (May 4, 2012, Page 3B)

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              Battle of Shiloh signals change in Southern attitudes

              Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield continues this week on the effects the Battle of Shiloh had on the Civil War. (April 20, 2012, Page 2B)

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                The aftermath of Battle Shiloh

                Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes this week about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War that transformed Oxford and the University of Mississippi. (April 13, 2012, Page 2B)

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                  ‘Gentlemen, we shall attack at daylight tomorrow’

                  Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War in today’s Oxford Living. (April 6, 2012, Page 3B)

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                    Thomas W. Caskey – ‘The fighting parson’

                    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield introduces us to the Rev. Thomas Caskey who headed up the war hospital held at the University of Mississippi during the Civil War. (March 30, 2012, Page 2B)

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