Saturday, February 12, 2011

Memphis Captain gives Promotion

Mississippi Historical Society publication of Centenary Series Vol. II 1861-1865

Excerpt 1:
The Noxubee Squadron, Mississippi Cavalry---Deupree

"In camp that night, the men of our company indulged in chess, checkers, cards, and other amusements, necessary to relieve the anxieties of the day. As is well known, chess is emphatically a game of war;
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