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Jack Lamar Mayfield

‘My Oxford’ – an e-book and hard copy project open to everyone

The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is inviting everyone and anyone with a story about Oxford to submit it for an e-book and possible hardcopy edition. Visit myoxford.oxfordarts.com to submit a story. (June 29, 2012, Page 2B)

Fifty years after Faulkner

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield reflect on his memories of William Faulkner. (June 8, 2012, Page 2B)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Oxford loses two ‘old Oxford folks’

Columnist and local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield remembers two Oxford salesmen who recently passed away – Ed Cardwell and Brad Harwell. (April 27, 2012, Page 2B)

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)

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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