Historical Marker located at Barbee Cemetery along Highway 61 in Northern Coahoma County, Mississippi The Yazoo Pass is a small and winding stream that connects Moon Lake to the … Continue reading Battle for the Yazoo Pass near Hunt’s Mill, February 19, 1863.
The Delta of Arkansas and Mississippi in the 1850s was a hard place to live. There was disease, flooding and violence. It took a special kind of person to live … Continue reading My Own Place: Story of Archibald S. Dobbins
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)
Fort Curtis played a pivotal role in the Battle of Helena on July 4, 1863. This Union stronghold was attacked that day by a Confederate army hoping to draw attention … Continue reading Fort Curtis, Phillips county