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The Swampers Finish the War (Chapter 5)

The Mississippi Swampers of Company B had come a long way from home since June 11, 1861 when they were mustered into Confederate service, but they would have still further … Continue reading The Swampers Finish the War (Chapter 5)

“She was Called to Teach” Nancy Jones

Picture from Research provided by the Tunica Museum and Jennie Burton Some people become teachers because they view it as an easy job. It isn’t. Others become teachers because they … Continue reading “She was Called to Teach” Nancy Jones

Murder For Money and Hides: The Death of Abraham Levine

The Sunday of December 5th, 1926 looked to be promising for Abraham Levine.  He had been told that a Mexican living  out from Lula had hides for sale. All he … Continue reading Murder For Money and Hides: The Death of Abraham Levine