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Who led the attack?

Depending on whose recollections you read, either the Thirteenth Mississippi or the Seventeenth Mississippi regiment led the right-hand column in the charge on the Northwest Bastion. Dunbar Rowland in the Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898, says it was the Thirteenth. … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Mississippi

The character of Private Bird Clark is a fictional composite of several real people in the Thirteenth Mississippi Infantry Regiment, for which I have recently begun a Web site/blog. Bird’s Eye (I) Company was my great grandfather’s outfit, and the novel is dedicated … Continue reading

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