Battle for the Yazoo Pass near Hunt’s Mill, February 19, 1863.

  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.

My Own Place: Story of Archibald S. Dobbins

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

Mississippi Swampers: Company B, 44th Mississippi Infantry Roster (Chapter 2)

Officers: Robert H. Humphreys – Captain: Age 30, June 11, 1861- killed at the Battle of Shiloh April 6, 1862. James Moore – 1st. Lieutenant: Age 25, June 11, 1861- … Continue reading Mississippi Swampers: Company B, 44th Mississippi Infantry Roster (Chapter 2)

Nancy Lindsley’s Saga on the Pass

Nancy was the daughter of Samuel and Susanna Brown.  She was born in Kentucky around 1815.  Her parents were married on September 14, 1807 in Garrard County, Kentucky.  Samuel was … Continue reading Nancy Lindsley’s Saga on the Pass