Memorial Day could have started in Mississippi

There is no question that Memorial Day spurred from the Civil War, but there is question to where the founding of the national holiday should be credited. “It happened during and right at the end of the Civil War with a great national outpouring of emotion about the number of people who had been killed … Continue reading “Memorial Day could have started in Mississippi”

GalloShow: Vicksburg Military Park gets HUGE expansion

In case you missed it, the Vicksburg National Military Park is getting an incredible expansion: 800 acres of some of the most historic battlefields of the Civil War. Catch the interview with Dave Hughes, filling in for Paul!

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and Williams Lincolniana Collection unveiled at new MSU facility with Nov. 30 grand opening A $10 million addition to Mississippi State’s Mitchell Memorial Library, home of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and the prestigious Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, will be unveiled with a Nov. 30 celebration … Continue reading “Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library”