Genealogy Projects tagged with Mississippi on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mississippi counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Mississippi Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Mississippi. You can add profiles for: People born in Mississippi People who lived in Mississippi People who died in Mississippi When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others c...

  • Siege of Vicksburg, MS May 18 – July 4, 1863, US Civil War

    This project is about the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. In a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Vicksburg led by Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton i...

  • American Blues Musicians

    Come build their trees from the roots up, because like the man says .... "The blues are the roots; everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Musician Biographies from the PBS Series, The Blues Luther Allison Duane Allman Jeff Beck Elvin Bishop Mike Bloomfield Joe Bonamassa David Bromberg Big Bill Broonzy Charles Brown Ruth Brown...

  • Mississippi in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Mississippi who served in the Confederate Army.

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  • Jews of Mississippi

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Mississippi . Some references: Turitz, Leo E. and Evelyn, Jews in Early Mississippi. Jackson, University Press of Mississippi, 2nd ed. (c) 1995. Mississippi History Now: Jews in Mississippi "The Alsace-Lorraine Jewish Experience in Louisiana and the Gulf South" by Anny Bloch-Raymond

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  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee ,

  • State of Mississippi

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . This is the master project for Mississippi and its history. State of Mississippi Nickname(s): "The Magnolia State", "The Hospitality State" Motto(s): Virtute et Armis State Bird: Mockingbird State Flower: Magnolia State Land Mammal: White-Tailed Deer State Waterfowl: Wood Duck State Fish: Largemouth or Black Bass State Insec...

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  • Army of the Mississippi (USA) US Civil War

    Army of the Mississippi was the name given to two Union armies that operated around the Mississippi River, both with short existences, during the American Civil War. The Confederate Army of Mississippi was named after the state, while the Union Army of the Mississippi was named after the Mississippi River. History 1862 The first army was created on February 23, 1862, with Maj. Gen. John P...

  • Winn Dixie Employees

    For people who worked at Winn Dixie Grocery StoresWinn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is an American supermarket chain based in Jacksonville, Florida.[2] Winn-Dixie has ranked number 24 in the 2010 "Top 75 North American Food Retailers" based on FY2009 estimated sales of $7.3 billion by Supermarket News.[3] and was ranked the 45th largest retailer in the United States based on 2012 revenues by Stores magaz...

  • U.S.S. Tyler, Civil War gun boat on the Mississippi

    Background USS Tyler , a 575-ton "timberclad" gunboat, was converted from the commercial side-wheel steamship A.O. Tyler, which had been built in 1857 at Cincinnati, Ohio. Acquired in June 1861 for the Army's Western Gunboat Flotilla, she was commissioned in September with officers provided by the Navy. One of the first Federal warships on the Western Rivers, Tyler saw extensive action on the...

  • Place projects

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  • Army of Mississippi (CSA) US Civil War

    There were three organizations known as the Army of Mississippi in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. (This name is contrasted against Army of the Mississippi , which was a Union Army named for the Mississippi River, not the state of Mississippi.) Army of Mississippi (March 1862) This army, at times known by the names Army of the West or Army of the Mississippi (the ...

  • The Battle of Farmington, MS May 9, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle at Farmington, Mississippi was fought on May 9, 1862 at Farmington, Mississippi. General Brag had 25,000 men. The Union had 12,000 tropops on hand and the Wisconsin 8th Infantry was ordered to draw the enemy out as to count their numbers and they withdrew to a swamp north of town. Wisconsin 8th reported 5 killed, 14 severly wounded, and 19 slightly wounded. Old Abe the Screaming Eagl...

  • 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Mississippi (USA) US Civil War

    Under command of P. H. Sheridan at Corinth, MO, April 1862

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  • 26th Mississippi Infantry (CSA)

    CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS 26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 26th Infantry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1861 at Iuka, Mississippi. Many of the men were from Prentiss, Itawamba, Tishomingo, Perry, and De Soto counties. The regiment moved to Tennessee and was one of the units captured at Fort Donelson. In this fight it lost 12 killed and 69 wounded of the 39 officers and ...

  • 19th Mississippi Infantry (CSA)

    CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were raised in the counties of Warren, Jefferson, Greene, Panola, Marshall, and was assigned to General Wilcox's, Featherston's, Posey's, and Harris' Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virgini...

  • Mississippi College

    College is a Christian university located in Clinton, Mississippi, just west of the capital city of Jackson. Founded in 1826, MC is the second-oldest Baptist-affiliated college in the United States and the oldest college in Mississippi. With more than 5,000 students, Mississippi College is the largest private university in the state.

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  • Harrison County, Mississippi

    This project is for those that were born,lived, and died in Harrison County, Mississippi.

  • Mississippi Hall of Fame

    The many portraits that hang in the Old Capitol Museum constitute the Mississippi Hall of Fame, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the state.===Inductees===

  • 3rd Bn. Mississippi Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry The 3rd Bn. Mississippi Infantry was at one time known as the 33rd and the 45th Mississippi Infantry. It was consolidated with the 32nd Miss. Infantry and after the loss of many of its men it was again renamed the 3rd Bn. Mississippi Infantry. Links Company Rosters History

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  • United States Senators from Mississippi

    United States Senators from Mississippi List of United States Senators from Mississippi (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Mississippi (with wikipedia links)

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  • The Battle of Booneville, MS July 1, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle of Booneville was fought on July 1, 1862, in Booneville, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. It occurred in the aftermath of the Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh and within the context of Confederate General Braxton Bragg's efforts to recapture the rail junction at Corinth, Mississippi, twenty miles north of Booneville. After the Union Army victory at Shiloh, the Union...

  • Silver Roll, Cherokee's east of the Mississippi

    Silver Roll, Cherokee's east of the Mississippi 1851 Census of Cherokee's east of the Mississippi

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