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
On March 16, 1863 the 3rd Iowa Cavalry marched into the small settlement of Mound Place in Northern Coahoma County. They were led by Major John Willock Noble who stationed … Continue reading Life and death of a Partisan
47th Indiana Volunteers On August 11, 1862 a brief, but deadly battle took place on the the line between Tunica and Coahoma counties in Northwest Mississippi. Company A of the … Continue reading Battle at Brown’s Plantation
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 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
On January 20, 1861, Mississippi State troops under orders from Governor John J. Pettus occupied the unfinished U.S. fort on Ship Island in the Gulf of Mexico. One day later, … Continue reading Tunica and Coahoma enter the Civil War
The Coahoma Invincibles were organized in Friars Point in Coahoma County, Mississippi. Their officers were Captain Samuel N. Delany, First Lieutenant L.D. Suddoth, Second Lieutenant Tidinee L. Johnson, and Third … Continue reading Coahoma Invincibles: Company B, 11th Mississippi