Mississippi Swampers are Born: Battle of Belmont and Shiloh — My Delta

The Mississippi Swampers were organized at Memphis, Tennessee on June 11, 1861. It’s origins go further south though. Robert J. Humphreys was the popular sheriff of Tunica County, Mississippi and had served from 1853 to 1860. He decided to organize a company to defend the county and the new Confederate States of […]

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