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Civil War Mississippi

a guide

by Michael B. Ballard

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Mississippi -- Guidebooks.,
    • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments -- Guidebooks.,
    • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields -- Guidebooks.,
    • Mississippi -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael B. Ballard.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE516 .B35 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL40337M
      ISBN 100878058702, 1578061962
      LC Control Number99030825


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With both tourists and Civil War buffs in mind, archivist Michael Ballard has written Civil War Mississippi: A Guide, the first comprehensive coverage of the war in the state. Containing easy-to-follow maps and a wealth of historical material, the book discusses the campaigns, the present-day battlefields, the battles, and the soldiers and generals who by: 2.

The Civil War on the Mississippi not only provides readers with a comprehensive and vivid account of the action on the western rivers; it also offers an incredible synthesis of first-person accounts from the front lines. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.4/5(2).

From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of through Benjamin Grierson's last raid through Mississippi in late and earlythis book traces the campaigns, fighting, and causes and effects of armed conflict in central and North Mississippi, where major campaigns were waged and fighting by: 4.

Civil War Mississippi: A Guide. In the Civil War Mississippi experienced a protracted and devastating invasion, and Confederate and Union armies fought fiercely at Corinth, Holly Springs, Iuka, Port Gibson, Vicksburg, and many other sites throughout the state.4/5(4).

In the Civil War Mississippi experienced a protracted and devastating invasion, and Confederate and Union armies fought fiercely at Corinth, Holly Springs, Iuka, Port Gibson, Vicksburg, and many other sites throughout the state.

Hardcover from Univ Pr of Mississippi (Trd) Vicksburg Is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River (Great Campaigns of the Civil War Series) by William L.

Shea, Terrence J. Winschel The struggle for control of the Mississippi River was the longest and most complex campaign of the Civil War. Significant, Obscure in Civil War History [full disclosure: main character, Newt Knight, is my first cousin, 4 times removed] short ad for movie released today 6/24 from Smithsonian mag: Matthew McConaughey thought the Free State of Jones script was the most exciting Civil War story he had ever read, and knew immediately that he wanted to play Newt Knight/5.

It was a pleasant surprise to learn of Michael Ballard’s latest book, “The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles.” With Ballard’s keen sense of Author: Tim Isbell. The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War Victoria Bynum traces the origins and legacy of the Jones County uprising from the American Revolution to the modern civil rights movement.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. “Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front” by Timothy B. Smith is the new paperback version of the Mississippi Historical Society’s edition first published in Author: Dennis J.

Mitchell. With both tourists and Civil War buffs in mind, archivist Michael Ballard has written Civil War Mississippi: A Guide, the first comprehensive coverage of the war in the state.

Containing easy-to-follow maps and a wealth of historical material, the book discusses the campaigns, the present-day battlefields, the battles, and the soldiers and generals who : University Press of Mississippi. While the book targets the novice, it is hoped that even knowledgeable Civil War buffs and historians will benefit from my attempt to examine the Mississippi war in an expansive framework.

At the end of each of the narrative's three parts, suggestions are given for further, more in. Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West by William L.

Shea & Earl J. Hess, this is the best book on the biggest battle west of the Mississippi and should be required reading. Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign (Civil War America) by William L.

Shea is a history of this important campaign that secured the victory at Pea Ridge. With both tourists and Civil War buffs in mind, archivist Michael Ballard has written Civil War Mississippi: A Guide, the first comprehensive coverage of the war in the state.

Containing easy-to-follow maps and a wealth of historical material, the book discusses the campaigns, the present-day battlefields, the battles, and the soldiers and Cited by: 2. When the Civil War broke out, the planter joined the 43rd Mississippi and gave the camel to the commanding officer.

“He was used to carry the band’s instruments and backpacks,” he said. Old Douglas was killed during the siege by a Union sniper. Bell said he wrote his book to let people know about his grandfather’s unit beyond Old Douglas.

Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi takes a well-known story, the struggle for control of the Mississippi River in the American Civil War, and recasts it as a contest for control of African-American populations.

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles. by Michael Ballard, University Press of Mississippi.

The war came to Mississippi in the spring of when Henry Halleck’s large Union army crept over the border following the Battle of Shiloh. Newton Knight (Novem – Febru ) was an American farmer, soldier and Southern Unionist in Mississippi, best known as the leader of the Knight Company, a band of Confederate army deserters who resisted the Confederacy during the Civil cal party: Republican.

With both tourists and Civil War buffs in mind, archivist Michael Ballard has written Civil War Mississippi: A Guide, the first comprehensive coverage of the war in the state.

Containing easy-to-follow maps and a wealth of historical material, the book discusses the campaigns, the present-day battlefields, the battles, and the soldiers and.

This account of the war on the Mississippi and Vicksburg campaign is thoroughly examined in this short book. The layout, the photographs, and maps about the battle of Vicksburg are very good. The maps detail how the Union push capitalized on their victory over the Confederate army/5. Sultana was a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat, which exploded on Apin the worst maritime disaster in United States history.

Constructed of wood in by the John Litherbury Boatyard in Cincinnati, she was intended for the lower Mississippi cotton trade. The steamer registered 1, tons and normally carried a crew of For two years, she ran a regular route between St Capacity: passengers and cargo.

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Between late and mid, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, they set up headquarters in the swamps of the Leaf River, where, legend has it, they declared the Free State of Jones.

A Review of Civil War Mississippi: A Guide. by Erika Phillips (SHS) I think that this book is very informative and tells in detail of the history of battles that occurred in Mississippi during the Civil War.

Michael Ballard goes into detail and describes the happenings in Mississippi at the time of the Civil War. A drum's story -- A veteran and his grandchildren -- Lincoln and Tad -- The defenses of Washington -- Story of the second Bull Run --Campaigning with Grant -- A drummer boy in gray -- War story told in churchyard -- An Adventure on the East'n Sho' -- Heroines of '61 and Barbara Frietchie --Down the Fairfax Pike -- Major Mallory of Malloryville -- The strange case of Geo.

Murdstone -- Gypsy, my. Northwest Missouri State University Civil War Books Collection of eight monographs dating from Two of the books are novels about the Civil War, while the rest are personal accounts and histories of various battles and events during the Civil War.

BookTV will be LIVE from the Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories. The 42d Mississippi Infantry Regiment (also known as the "Forty-second Mississippi") was an infantry formation of the Confederate States Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, and was successively commanded by Colonels Hugh R.

Miller, William A. Feeney, and Andrew M. : Confederate States Army. Prior to the Civil War, Natchez was home to more millionaires per capita than New York City. Begin in Natchez, with its more than antebellum homes, churches, and public buildings.

Prior to the Civil War, Natchez was home to more millionaires per capita than New York City. More than a dozen of the palatial mansions built by wealthy cotton. Jones County is a county located in the southeast portion of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the census, the population Its county seats are Laurel and Ellisville.

Jones County is part of the Laurel, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area. Civil War years. Free State of Congressional district: 4th. In the Civil War Mississippi experienced a protracted and devastating invasion. With both tourists and Civil War buffs in mind, archivist Michael Ballard has written Civil War Mississippi: A Guide, the first comprehensive coverage of the war in the state.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Get this from a library. The Civil War, War on the Mississippi. [Time-Life Books.]. The digital home of book reviews and author interviews—and your source of the most up-to-date information on all things Civil War literature Published 4/29/ HUGHES: Confederate Soldiers in the American Civil War ().

The University Greys (or Grays) were Company A of the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment in the Confederate Army during the American Civil of the Army of Northern Virginia, the Greys served in many of the most famous and bloody battles of the war.

The rifle company joined the 11th Infantry at its inception on May 4, after Mississippi seceded from the Union. Mississippi in the Civil War Civil War Trust Matt Atkinson of the Gettysburg National Military Park talks about the role that his home state of Mississippi played in the Civil War.

Lee did a wonderful deed in getting this reprinted. For those interested in the history of Mississippi, or events during and after the Civil War, this is a must have book." Robert Jordan Odessa, TX *To view an index of names in the book click "Pike County book index" at the top of the page. Book Summary: The title of this book is Mississippi's Civil War and it was written by Ben Wynne.

This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages:. Civil War in North Mississippi. 2, likes talking about this. This page is devoted to exploring the Civil War history of North Mississippi, including the Battles of Harrisburg and Brice's 5/5.Civil War Harper's Weekly, Janu This WEB site features the Harper's Weekly newspapers that were published during the Civil War.

These newspapers are a great source of original Civil War illustrations, and incredible stories on the key battles and people of the War.

We hope that you find this collection useful.These female fighters bring to light a new understanding of Mississippi’s Civil War history. Shelby Harriel is an instructor of mathematics at Pearl River Community College. This article was adapted from her book, Behind the Rifle Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi, which was published in by University Press of Mississippi.