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Innocents abroad in Carroll County, Mississippi

My friend Sara just sent me this article from three years ago, found on the website of The Winona Times & The Conservative of Carroll County, Mississippi–starring myself and Sara. NOTE: This Carroll County is the one in which Brother … Continue reading

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A Survivor of Andersonville and the Sultana

William Davies’ 1864 diary opens with a list of 19 men from Company A who have given him their photographs. At Andersonville National Historic Site (see recent posts about Davies‘ stay in the Confederate prison), there is a POW museum … Continue reading

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Civil War Diary of William Morgan Davies

I’ve been reading my great great grandfather’s Civil War diary. Here are the first two entries: June 6th [1862]  Commence keeping company with Louisa, M, Dickerman August 5th Enlisted in the 95th O,V,I  [Ohio Volunteer Infantry] Com, A William Morgan … Continue reading

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