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“Exploring Mississippi Experiences during the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction” — Blog post for USM’s Dale Center for the Study of War & Society

In the summer of 1865, W. T. Rowland of Tippah County, Mississippi, contacted his governor with a complaint. “At the Commencement of the late rebelion [sic], a few of us remained true to the Old Government . . . [and] … Continue reading

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“‘Every Comfort, Freedom, and Liberty’: A Case Study of Mississippi’s Confederate Home”

Special Issue: “Rethinking Civil War Veterans”Guest editor: Susannah J. Ural, Ph.D.The Journal of the Civil War Era, Vol. 9, No. 1 (March 2019) This study of Mississippi’s Confederate veteran home, commonly known as “Beauvoir,” challenges historians’ understanding of Confederate veteran … Continue reading

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