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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jack Lamar Mayfield

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)

‘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)

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)

Campus, Oxford prepare to become war hospital

The Lyceum and other buildings on the University of Mississippi campus were used for hospital facilities during the Civil War. Jack Lamar Mayfield tells us how the university made room for the onslaught of wounded soldiers. (March 23, 2012, Page 2B)

Men of the MS 11th ready themselves for battle

Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about Confederate soldiers getting ready for upcoming battles during the Civil War along the Mississippi/Tennesee boarder. (March 16, 2012, Page 3B)

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