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God’s Red Clay

Elaine F. Boatin, a great grandaughter of Private John Nicholas Ford of the Minutemen of Attala, is a distinguished novelist and short story writer whose work is published under the name Elaine Ford. She is finishing a new historical novel … Continue reading

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Another veteran crosses the river

From the May, 1908 edition of Confederate Veteran Magazine: “WALLACE. Virgil H. Wallace, of Kosciusko, Miss., entered into rest on February 12, 1908. He was among the first to enlist for his State in 1861, becoming a member of the … Continue reading

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These are excerpts from two letters Private Nimrod Newton Nash of Company I (D) wrote to his wife Mollie at home on their farm near Goodman, Mississippi, during the regiment’s stops on its journey to Virginia. Photocopies are available at … Continue reading

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