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Mississippi 11th

‘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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    ‘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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      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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          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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            The Yankees ‘skedaddled’ back to the safety of Washington

            Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield brings us back to the Second Manassas battle in 1862. (August 17, 2012, Page 3B)

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              Miss. 11th spends the night on the battlefield

              Historian and columnist Jack Mayfield takes us back to 1862 when the Mississippi 11th were in the thick of battle at Manassas Junction. (August 10, 2012, Page 3B)

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                The battle that changes the course of the Civil War

                On Aug. 19, local representatives will be attending a marker dedication at the Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. The marker will be inscribed with the actions of Mississippi 11th’s actions during what has been called the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Jack Mayfield tells us about some of those actions in today’s Oxford Living. (July 27, 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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