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The Civil War in MississippiMajor Campaigns and Battles

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Michael B. Ballard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738421
eISBN:
9781604738438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of 1862 through Benjamin Grierson’s last raid through Mississippi in late 1864 and early 1865, this book traces the campaigns, fighting, and ... More

Lincoln ApostateThe Matson Slave Case

Lincoln Apostate: The Matson Slave Case

Charles R. McKirdy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739855
eISBN:
9781604739879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739855.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1847, in a small rural courthouse in Coles County, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln represented a Kentucky slave owner named Robert Matson in his attempt to recover a runaway slave woman and her four ... More

Mississippi in the Civil WarThe Home Front

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Timothy B. Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734294
eISBN:
9781621035411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines Mississippi’s Civil War defeat by both outside and inside forces. The invading Union army dismantled the state’s political system, infrastructure, economy, and fighting capability. ... More

The Mississippi Secession ConventionDelegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

Timothy B. Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628460971
eISBN:
9781626740563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460971.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book is the first full treatment of any secession convention to date. Studying the Mississippi convention of 1861 offers insight into how and why southern states seceded and the effects of such ... More

The Port Royal ExperimentA Case Study in Development

The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Kevin Dougherty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The victory at Port Royal, South Carolina in November 1861 left the Federal government with the responsibility for some ten thousand now-masterless slaves. Lacking a sufficient policy or plan for ... More

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