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Tension runs high among UM students on the eve of war

Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to the days before the Civil War broke out when fights among students at the University of Mississippi became more common in the days leading up to the war as tensions began to rise. (January 21, 2011, Page 3B)

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    University students prepare for Civil War

    Historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to 1861 when a group of University of Mississippi students formed the University Grey who later became Company A of the 11th Mississippi Regiment. (January 14, 2011, Page 3B)

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      University Greys

      The University Greys, Camp No. 1803, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fat Cat’s Catfish and Steak Restaurant, 1007 College Hill Road. The program will be on Maj. Gen. Earl Von Dorn’s raid at Holly Springs on Dec. 20, 1862, and its effect on Gen. Grant’s Vicksburg campaign. The program will be given by Thomas Parson, a National Park Service ranger at Shiloh National Military Park. All persons interested are invited. For more information, call Camp Cmdr. William Hooper at 816-0281. (March 15, 2010)

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