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Jun
18
by James N. at 2:24 PM
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The Battle of Brice's Crossroads, fought on June 10, 1864, in northern Mississippi was Confederate cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forrest's tactical masterpiece and has been favorably compared with the 216 BC victory of Carthaginian general Hannibal over his Roman enemies in the Battle of Cannae. In both cases a smaller army accomplished the frequently sought-after but rarely achieved maneuver known as double...
Jun
18
by chubachus at 2:14 PM
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Possibly militiamen? Is the cannon even real?

Source.
Jun
18
by SWMODave at 9:00 AM
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Photo courtesy Pinterest and unrelated to story
Please allow me to qualify the posting of this story. I am very skeptical of its authenticity and it appears to have been a tale written by a reporter for shock value. I had numerous ancestors living in this sparsely populated county at the outbreak of the war, that would have been the applicable age, which explains my initial interest in the...
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