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Lamar Rifles

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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    Mississippi 11th moves to NC for winter camp

    Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about a civil exchange during the Civil War when Confederates and Yankees put down their guns to exchange newspapers. (November 16, 2012, Page 2B)

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      Antietam – One of the war’s great turning points

      Jack Mayfield wrotes about the University Greys and Lamar Rifles who were lost during the Battle at Antietam. (October 26, 2012, Page 2B)

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        Confederate soldier’s headstone replaced

        Members of the University Greys Camp No. 1803 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans repaired the fallen headstone of a Civil War veteran that toppled over earlier this year. (October 18, 2012, Page 1)

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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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            Letters home from the men of Mississippi 11th

            Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield uses the letter from Pvt. Richard C. Bridges of the University Greys that he wrote home during the Civil War to show us a glimpse into the life of Confederate soldiers. (December 2, 2011, Page 2B)

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              Mississippi 11th and the Battle of Ball’s Bluff

              Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield brings us back to the Lamar Rifles and the Battle of Leesburg in 1861. (November 24, 2011, Page 3B)

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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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                  Following the Mississippi 11th

                  The map shows the Eastern Theatre of the Civil War and battles fought between the Union and Confederate troops.

                  Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield gives us a wrap-up of his last few columns, focusing on the Lamar Rifles and University Greys leaving Oxford. In future columns, he explains his plans to follow them throughout their battles. (May 13, 2011, Page 2B)

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                    Soldiers leave state; most never return

                    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield discusses local soldiers leaving Oxford during the Civil War and head toward the battlefield. (May 6, 2011, Page 2B)

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