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Search results for the term "Mississippi" at the website:http://www.coax.net/people/lwf/ Lest We Forget

Not all items here pertain to the Civil War in Mississippi. There is information that represents African Americans, Indians, Slaves and World War II, as well. All information reflected here is from the LEST WE FORGET website noted at the above URL.

1st Mississippi Infantry (African Descent). The First Mississippi Volunteer Infantry (African Descent) was organized in May, 1863 at Millikem's Bend, Louisiana and Vicksburg, Mississippi under the ... URL

Black Memorial Day Tradition in Vicksburg Vicksburg, Mississippi (August 15, 2000) ---- In its May 22, 1998, front-page story about one of the nation's most important Civil War battle sites, ... URL

YAZOO CITY, MISSISSIPPI - February 28, 1864 YAZOO CITY, MISSISSIPPI. February 28, 1864. Yazoo Expedition. On Sunday, the 28th, Col. James H. Coates, commanding the expedition, disembarked his cavalry, ... URL

YAZOO CITY, MISSISSIPPI - March 5, 1864 YAZOO CITY, MISSISSIPPI. March 5, 1864. Yazoo Expedition. Early on Saturday morning the Confederates under Ross and Richardson began a vigorous attack on ... URL

MILLIKEN'S BEND type_Document_Title_here The story of the Civil War in Mississippi is well-documented in the military annals, but it is not so well known in the real world. The central Mississippi ... URL

HISTORY - UNITED STATES COLORED INFANTRY 66TH U.S. COLORED INFANTRY - Vicksburg, Mississippi - 4th Mississippi Infantry ... 71ST U.S. COLORED INFANTRY - Black River Bridge and Natchez, Mississippi, ... URL

USCT UNITS - MISSISSIPPI RIVER USCT UNITS SERVING ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, 1865. REGIMENT. COMMANDING OFFICER. EFFECTIVE STRENGTH, AGGREGATE. STATION. 11th USCHA - 4 COMPANIES ... URL

Tort Reform in Mississippi Legislature Dies, Revives and Dies Again Note: Jefferson County, Mississippi, has been the venue for some of the largest class action suits in the nation, including the f$14.5 billion en-phen diet ... URL

Skirmish at Meriwether's Ferry, Bayou Boeuf, Ark. COLONEL: I have the honor to report that on the 10th instant I sent 75 men of the Fourth Illinois Cavalry and 125 men of the First Mississippi Cavalry. ... URL

MONTFORD POINT Back home in Jackson, where I was the first Negro Marine admitted to the Corps from Mississippi, I had to wait out the period until a sufficient amount of ... URL

INTRODUCTION - MOBILE CAMPAIGN 50th USCI - Organized at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July, 1863, as the 12th Louisiana Volunteers; redesignated the 50th USCI, March, 1864. ... URL

Press Release Nov 2, 2004 ... Joins Race for Mississippi's Central District ... I was appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court in 2003 to serve as a Special chancery ... URL

Forks of the Road Outdoor Exhibit Texts Jan 4, 2004 ... French colonists (invaders or intruders) first brought enslaved Africans to (Alabama, Louisiana and) Mississippi in the early 1700s(. ... URL

3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment A majority of the enlisted men were ex-slaves from Mississippi and Tennessee, and the regiments brilliant achievements are mentioned in general orders of ... URL

REGIMENTAL HISTORIES- USCT 3RD U.S. COLORED CAVALRY - Vicksburg, Mississippi - 1st Mississippi Cavalry (African Descent). 4TH U.S. COLORED CAVALRY - New Orleans, Louisiana - 1st Corps ... URL

LETTER - C.C. WASHINGTON N.J.T. Dana, Commanding Department of Mississippi: ... Davis will attempt to cross the Mississippi between Vicksburg and New Orleans, I send you the Third ... URL

Civil War Battles -- United States Colored Troops For example, the 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment was organized as the 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment (African Descent); the 79th U.S. Infantry Regiment, ... URL

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2 He is buried in the Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Nicholas Said of the 55th Massachusetts Infantry, was born in Bornu in the ... URL

In Reference to Holt Collier, African Americans Claiming Their ... Mar 11, 2004 ... Coe and about fifty enslaved fugitives then, took refuse on Island 76 on the Mississippi River. The 16 year-old boy was Holt Collier as ... URL

PRIDE OVER PREJUDICE The bare sight of fifty thousand armed, and drilled black soldiers on the banks of the Mississippi, would end the rebellion at once." ... URL

Report Bound For Glory Kenner Airport in New Orleans is on 700 acres of the battlefield of 1811, wrote Earnest McBride reporter for the Jackson Mississippi Advocate. ... URL

GREENWOOD CEMETERY Organized from 1st Mississippi Heavy Artillery (African Descent). ... Unattached, Post of Vicksburg, Dept. of Mississippi, and Dept. of the Gulf to May, ... URL

SEMINOLES During Andrew Jackson's presidency (1829-1847), Congress passed a ruling that all Indians must be moved west of the Mississippi River. ... URL

Light of Athens Copyright 2000. Jackson Advocate, Jackson, Mississippi. Permission to reprint and post granted by Ms. Alice Tisdale, Associate Publisher. ... URL

HISTORY - BATTERIES UNITED STATES COLORED LIGHT ARTILLERY BATTERY C - Hebron's Plantation, Mississippi - 1st Louisiana Battery (African Descent). BATTERY D - Black River Bridge, Mississippi - 2nd Louisiana Battery ... URL

GENERAL ORDERS No. 81 MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI New Orleans, La, December 9, 1864. GENERAL ORDERS, No. 81. Subject to the approval of the President of the United ... URL

HDQRS. COMR. FOR ORGANIZATION U.S. COLORED TROOPS Prior to the advance of the armies of the Military Division of the Mississippi last spring we were able to get a few recruits from inside the enemies lines ... URL

TIMELINE 1860-1869 Sophia Stone Kelton's husband Fernando Cortez Kelton dies after sustaining a head injury from a wagon accident during a trip to northern Mississippi. ... URL

J. E. ROBINSON TOURS In these tours, offered as driving, walking, and combination tours, participants are exposed to pre-Civil War America along the Mississippi in all its ... URL

Slavery AN ADAMS COUNTY MISSISSIPPI SLAVE RECORD BOOK MARKER TELLS STORIES OF SLAVE TRADE, FREEDOM ... VISIT THE. FORKS OF THE ROADS - Natchez, Mississippi ... URL

PROFILES IN EXCELLENCE He was born on September 27, 1919 in Amory, Mississippi. He attended the public schools of Mississippi and after graduating from high school, he enrolled at ... URL

The Sultana Disaster Many had just been released from the horrors of war-prisons like Andersonville, and were waiting in Vicksburg, Mississippi for transportation to their ... URL

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD NETWORK TO FREEDOM PROGRAM GATHERING Come join us to learn how individuals and organizations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Tennessee are commemorating the Underground Railroad in ... URL

ARMY SERVICE - INDIAN SCOUTS Hall, Morell

, Mississippi, 22, Sept. 1875 - Sept. 1884, three enlistments .... Simmons, George, Mississippi, 41, May 1879 - aug. 1884, eight enlistments ... URL

LEST WE FORGET MISSISSIPPI CIVIL WAR PROJECT RESEARCH HISTORY CLASS CEREMONY - WASHINGTON COURTHOUSE, OHIO REENACTMENT OF THE "BATTLE OF THE CRATER" ... URL

PEOPLE OF COLOR ON THE WESTERN FRONTIER FREEDMAN OF THE FRONTIER THE AFRICAN NATIVE GENEALOGY HOMEPAGE THE CHOCTAW FREEDMEN OF OKLAHOMA BLACK CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS OF THE TRANS MISSISSIPPI WEST ... URL

GENEALOGY PROBATE RECORDS. MISSISSIPPI SLAVES AND OTHER PROPERTY. PENSION RECORDS ... BLACK CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS OF THE TRANS MISSISSIPPI WEST ... URL

THE WESTERN MIGRATION.... An in depth history of Nicodemus, the oldest and only remaining all African American town west of the Mississippi, will be presented and personal stories ... URL

BLACK MARITIME HISTORY RUNS DEEP ... the limited horizons of blacks ashore and served as conduits between far-flung black communities along the coasts and up and down the Mississippi River. ... URL

REEVES Believed to be the first African American deputy marshal commissioned west of the Mississippi River, Reeves served longer than any Deputy U.S. Marshal on ... URL

MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOCIATION, Inc. (MPMA) Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi,. North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia ... URL

Men of Courage The Jackson Advocate, Jackson, Mississippi. Posted with permission by Ms. Alice Thomas, Associate Publisher). The 351st Field Artillery Battalion was ... URL

RESTING PLACES OF U.S. COLORED TROOPS MISSISSIPPI. NATCHEZ NATIONAL CEMETERY, NATCHEZ. MISSOURI. COLUMBIA CEMETERY, COLUMBIA. NEBRASKA. GRAND ISLAND CEMETERY, GRAND ISLAND ... URL

LTR #12 - JEFFERSON DAVIS The arrival of the men left behind on the march from Mississippi will, I hope, improve the tone, as well as increase the military power there. ... URL

Andrew Jackson Smith Smithland was being used as a strategic military outpost by the U.S. troops who could control the movement on the Ohio and access to the Mississippi River ... URL

NAMES ON RECORD Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Bermuda, Germany, Ireland, Prussia, Scotland, ... URL

MONTFORD POINT MARINES ... was never a direct hit on the 8th Ammo's position." Excerpt from article "MONTFORD POINT MARINES ON IWO JIMA" by Jim Rundles - Jackson, Mississippi ... URL

MARGARET GARNER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY HISTORICAL REVIEW VOL. XL (June 1953) page 50 " Margaret Garner, the wife of Simon, Jr., and their four children belonged to Archibald K. ... URL

ANGELA BATES-TOMPKINS ... history of Nicodemus, the only remaining all African American town left west of the Mississippi. Designated a National Park (Site) on October 3, 1996. ... URL

NICODEMUS EMANCIPATION CELEBRATION July 31 - August 2, 1998. Nicodemus, Kansas (est. 1877) The only remaining all black town west of the Mississippi. Also see - http://www.ncta.net/nicodemus. ... URL

U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu Submitted by. Isiah Edwards Long Beach, Mississippi. U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2002 ... URL

LTR #2 = DAVID HUNTER Let me take the men you can spare from this city, land at Brunswick, Ga., march through the heart of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to New Orleans, ... URL

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1 - L. THOMAS I should state that the negroes have been driven back many miles on both sides of the Mississippi River, and I can only get at them as expeditions are sent ... URL

The Louisiana Native Guard James G. Hollandsworth is professor of psychology and associate vice-president for academic affairs at the University of Southern Mississippi. ... URL

AMC - World War II and the WAC Soon after the arrival of the WACs at Douglas, Lieutenant Clarke was approached by black servicemen from Mississippi Louisiana, and other southern states ... URL

African and African American Classical Literature Moody, Ann. Coming of Age in Mississippi. (1968) Nkrumah, Kwame. Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah. (1957) Washington, Booker T. Up From Slavery. ... URL

Fort Pillow Fort Pillow was on the Tennessee side of the Mississippi River, about forty miles north of Memphis. A long sandbar extending into the river from the ... URL

TIMELINE 1980-1995 Mississippi finally ratifies 13th Amendment. In years following the Civil War, state lawmakers were angry that Mississippians had not been reimbursed for ... URL

The Robert Smalls Legacy Foundation, Inc The vessel will be christened April 21 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The LSV-8, now under construction, is 314 feet long with a beam of 60 feet. ... Show map of 111 E Glebe Rd, Alexandria, VA 22305 URL

HDQRS. SECOND BRIG., FIRST DIV., U. S. COLORED TROOPS Report of Col. Hiram Scofield, Forty-seventh U. S. Colored Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of operations April 2-9. ... URL

SO 45 - HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF 39, from headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi, viv, the First Louisiana Cavalry, the Second Illinois Cavalry, the Second New York [Veteran] ... URL

SPECIAL ORDERS, No. 85 NATCHEZ, MISS., October 24, 1863. SPECIAL ORDERS, No. 85. I. All freed negroes who have sought the protection of the United States, or who have been brought ... URL

Report of Col. Embury D. Osband - Memphis, Tenn, January 13, 1865 On the morning of January 1, 1865, I moved, by order of the general commanding, from Winona Station down to the line of the Mississippi Central Railroad, ... URL

Report of Maj. Gen Napoleon J. T. Dana, U. S. Army J. W. Davidson, chief of cavalry Military Division of West Mississippi, of 18th ultimo, and my letter to you of 22d ultimo. Leaving Vicksburg at daylight on ... URL

HEADQUARTERS FIFTIETH U. S. COLORED INFANTRY Report of Col. Charles A. Gilchrist, Fiftieth U. S. Colored Infantry, of operations April 3-9. HEADQUARTERS FIFTIETH U. S. COLORED INFANTRY, Blakely, Ala., ... URL

LETTER - N.J.T. DANA HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI, Vicksburg, May 4, 1865. Maj. Gen. P.J. Osterhaus, Chief of staff: In reply to your letter of the 1st instant I have ... URL

Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Brownsville, Miss. April 19-23, 1865. - Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Brownsville, Miss. Report of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Embury D. Osband, Third U. S. Colored Cavalry, ... URL

Report of Col. A. Watson Webber, Fifty-first U.S. Colored Troops. 4, dated headquarters Military Division of the Mississippi, November 5, 1863. In accordance with General Orders, No. 6, headquarters District of Vicksburg, ... URL

NATCHEZ, MISS., October 24, 1863 In a former communication I suggested that a military governor should be appointed for the State of Mississippi, and named Judge Sharkey as the person of ... URL

FIFTY-FIRST U. S. COLORED INFANTRY Report of Col. A. Watson Webber, Fifty-first U.S. Colored Infantry of operations April 1-9. HEADQUARTERS FIFTY-FIRST U. S. COLORED INFANTRY, ... URL

47TH U.S. COLORED INFANTRY REGIMENT ... 304 small-arms (Enfield, Austin, and Mississippi rifles), 250 infantry accouterments (unserviceable), 30 boxes fixed ammunition (for 6 and 12 pounders), ... URL

Vicksburg, Miss, December 4, 1864 HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY FORCES Vicksburg, Miss, December 4, 1864. CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that, pursuant to the order of the major-general ... URL

LETTER - August 15, 1864 - N. J. T. DANA , Major-General The Mississippi Marine was lying about two miles above Milliken's Bend, and was inspected on the afternoon of August 7. This is an organization gotten up ... URL

WESTWARD ........ They landed in Pensacola Bay, Mobile Bay, crossed the strong currents south of the Mississippi Delta, and were far out to sea when a series of storms ... URL

Gen. John Eaton Sub-District of Vidalia, District of Natchez, Miss., Dept. of Mississippi, to January, 1866. SERVICE.-Post and garrison duty at Natchez, Miss., ... URL

SPEECH - JONI JORDAN THE BLACKS WERE CHASED AND KIDNAPPED BY BOTH THE WHITES AND LOWER CREEK INDIANS, WHO SENT THEM DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO BE SOLD AT THE AUCTION BLOCK. ... URL

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TRAIL IS UNIQUE AMONG NATIONAL MILLENNIUM ... ... the Juan Batista De Anza National Trail, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, the Mississippi River Trail, the North Coutry Trail, ... URL

Yazoo City, December 1, 1864 Reports of Col. Embury D. Osband, Third U. S. Colored Cavalry, commanding expedition. HEADQUARTERS EXPEDITION Yazoo City, December 1, 1864. CAPTAIN. ... URL

CIVIL WAR BOOKS Asbell, Samuel. LOST BLACK LEGION: A search for the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors of Camden County, New Jersey. eBook. Ballard, Alan B. WHERE I'M BOUND (A ... URL




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