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(11-01) Confederate cemetery on campus.  No grave markers because the wooden crosses were pulled up by a yard man in the late 1800's
Brian Risher photo


(11-01) Monument at center of cemetery. Detail: Here rest more than seven hundred soldiers who died on the campus of the University of Mississippi when the buildings were used as a war hospital, 1862-1865. Most of them Confederates wounded at Shiloh: A few federals of Grant's army: A few Confederates of Forrest's Cavalry: Even their names, save these known but to god
Close-up of names on marker

Brian Risher photo

(3-02) College Hill, north of Oxford, Mississippi  

(3-02) College Church

(3-02) Interior of church    

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