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John Spinks Barfield, about 1870,  Mississippi

John Spinks Barfield, about Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Archives and History - Archives and Record Services Division Catalog

Educable Children Records (Mississippi), - Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Civil War Photo Print Confederate Soldier First Mississippi Cavalry

8 by 10 Civil War Photo Print Confederate Soldier First Mississippi Cavalry

Caves of Confederate Families, Vicksburg, Mississippi    WOW!! people had to live in the ground!

Caves of Confederate Families, Vicksburg, Mississippi, people had to live in the ground. Was reported they did not mind, but it must have gotten stuffy.

The Trail of Tears resulted from the enforcement of the Treaty of New Echota, an agreement signed under the provisions of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which exchanged Native American land in the East for lands west of the Mississippi River.

A photo taken in North Carolina in 1888 shows a Cherokee cabin that is "very representative of the homes in this region" during the century,

Agnes Lee, Robert E. Lee's Daughter.

Eleanor Agnes Lee, born 1841 and died was the sister to Mildred Childe Lee, Robert Edward Lee Jr. Anne Carter Lee, Mary Custis Lee and George Washington Custis Lee.

On Wednesday night of last week ten slaves from an interior county of Kentucky, crossed the river below this city and succeeded in making their escape through Hamilton county on their way to Canada. There were six men and four women.

Four generations of a slave family on Smith’s Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina, circa 1862 (Timothy H. O'Sullivan) Source: Library of Congress

James and Calvin Walker, 3rd Tennessee Infantry, were from a prominent family in Nashville. A great deal was written of Colonel Calvin Walker during the Battle of Raymond but few realized his brother, James, was also a part of the action. Following the Battle of Raymond, the Walker brothers marched on to Georgia where Calvin was killed at New Hope Church on June 22, 1864. James survived the entire war and eventually returned to Nashville.

James and Calvin Walker, Tennessee Infantry, were from a prominent family…

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