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List of Mississippi Volunteers, 1898. Series 221 (MDAH)

List of Mississippi Volunteers, 1898. Series 221 (MDAH)

Another government records collection has been digitized. Series 221: List of Mississippi Volunteers consists of two broadsides listing officers and enlisted men of the 1st and 2nd Mississippi Volunteer Infantry Regiments, Spanish-American War. The 1st Regiment was mustered at Jackson on May 26, 1898, and the 2nd Regiment was mustered at Jackson on June 9, 1898. Arrangement of names on each broadside is by company.

Additionally, the statement of service records for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Mississippi Volunteer Regiments are held at MDAH, in Series 146, Spanish-American War Service Record Extracts.

 

 

"Mare with Five Off Springs (at Camp*B)," Series 1695, item 16 (MDAH)

“Mare with Five Off Springs (at Camp*B),” Series 1695, item 16 (MDAH)

Series 1695: Parchman Photograph Booklet was recently digitized. The photographs of Parchman State Penitentiary were  taken during the administration of Superintendent C. E. Breazeale and bound in a loose-leaf booklet. The booklet was prepared under the supervision of Sgt. P. O. Miller, Identification Officer, to document improvements made on the buildings and grounds of the penitentiary’s agricultural facilities. Photographs show livestock, penitentiary officials, and inmates.

 

Mississippians at Pearl Harbor

On December 6, 2013, in Digital Archives, Photographs, by Amanda
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Wreckage of USS Arizona, Library of Congress, call number: LC-USE62- D-OA-000189 [P&P]

Wreckage of USS Arizona, Library of Congress, call number: LC-USE62- D-OA-000189 [P&P]

December 7 marks the seventy-second anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. MDAH historian Mike Allard compiled this list of Mississippians lost that day using official Navy casualty lists, the American Battle Monuments Commission database, and local newspapers.

U.S.S. Arizona
Bond, Burnis L.—Wiggins, Stone Co.
Carter, Paxton T.—Hattiesburg, Forrest Co.
Chadwick, Charles B.—Rena Lara, Coahoma Co.
Dial, John B.—Hattiesburg, Forrest Co.
Fortenberry, Alvie C.—Magnolia, Pike Co.
Green, Glen H.—Paulding, Jasper Co.
Menefee, James A.—Jackson, Hinds Co.
Molpus, Richard P.—Meridian, Lauderdale Co.
Moody, Robert E.—Utica, Hinds Co.
Murphy, Jessie H.—Picayune, Hancock Co.
Oglesby, Lonnie H.—Jackson, Hinds Co.
Ruddock, Cecil R.—Pass Christian, Harrison Co.
Smith, Walter T.—Gunnison, Bolivar Co.
Thornton, George H.—Blue Springs, Union Co.
White, Volmer D.—Kokomo, Marion Co.

U.S.S. California
Clark, Cullen B.—Laurel, Jones Co.
Curtis, Herbert S. Jr.—Kilmichael, Montgomery Co.

U.S.S. Oklahoma
Davenport, James W. Jr.—Hattiesburg, Forrest Co.
Ferguson, Charlton H.—Kosciusko, Attala Co.
Johnston, Jim H.—Wesson, Copiah Co.
Jones, Jerry—Stonewall, Clarke Co.
Thornton, Cecil H.–Mississippi
Wade, Durrell—Calhoun City, Calhoun Co.

U.S.S. West Virginia
Melton, John R.—Liberty, Amite Co.
Mister, Joe E.—Grenada, Grenada Co.

Hickam Field
Denson, Eugene B.—Canton, Madison Co.
Gossard, James E. Jr.—Electric Mills, Kemper Co.
Joyner, Theodore K. Jr.—Canton, Madison Co.

Wheeler Field
Everett, James—Canton, Madison Co.
Price, John A.—McComb, Pike Co.

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Washington County (side 1). Call number: MA/2003.0245(a) MDAH

Washington County (side 1). Call number: MA/2003.0245(a) MDAH

Washington [County]. Call number: MA/2003.0244(a). Link to the catalog.

Washington County. Call number: MA/2003.0245(a). Link to the catalog.

Map of Washington County, Mississippi : showing drainage canals, public roads, railroads and public levee. Call number: MA/2003.0256(a). Link to the catalog.

Lowndes. Call number: MA/2003.0285(b). Link to the catalog

Map of Lee County, Mississippi. Call number: MA/2003.0289(b). Link to the catalog.

Map of Lee County, Mississippi. Call number: MA/2003.0292(b). Link to the catalog.

Lafayette County. Call number: MA/2003.0293(b). Link to the catalog.

Claiborne County, Mississippi. Call number: MA/2003.0297(b). Link to the catalog.

Inverness, Mississippi city map. Call number: MA/2003.0311(b). Link to the catalog.

DeSoto National Forest Holly Springs purchase unit, Mississippi, Chickasaw meridian. Call number: MA/2002.0121(a)/no.1. Link to the catalog.

DeSoto National Forest Bienville purchase unit Mississippi, Choctaw, meridian. Call number: MA/2002.0121(a)/no.2. Link to the catalog.

DeSoto National Forest Delta Purchase Unit, Mississippi, Washington and Choctaw meridian. Call number: MA/2002.0121(a)/no.3. Link to the catalog.

DeSoto National Forest Homochitto purchase unit, Mississippi, Washington meridian. Call number: MA/2002.0121(a)/no.4. Link to the catalog.

Big Black River basin Big Black River and tributaries, Mississippi. Call number: MA/2002.0153(a). Link to the catalog.

Pearl & Big Black rivers and minor tributaries in Louisiana and Mississippi. Call number: MA/2002.0170(a). Link to the catalog.

 

Happy Labor Day!

On September 2, 2013, in Archives, Digital Archives, by Dorian Randall
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In honor of Labor Day, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History would like to share with you a Labor Day photograph from the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Collection:

PI/2010.002. Series 6 Image 1467. Counties. DeSoto County Labor Day Calf Sale, September 4, 1978. Cattle in pens and a group of men.

PI/2010.0002. Series 6 Image 1467. Counties. DeSoto County Labor Day Calf Sale, September 4, 1978. Cattle in pens and a group of men.

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