Exploring Plum Point Bend: More than just Civil War along the river

Yesterday I posted on the Plum Point Bend battlefield for the Civil War Navy Sesqui blog. As with many Civil War sites along the Mississippi River, the passage of 150 years has changed the landscape considerably. Although, the agent for change has been, for the most part, the river itself. The map below shows theContinue reading “Exploring Plum Point Bend: More than just Civil War along the river”

Trip Report: Fort Pillow

Another stop on my late summer vacation last year was Fort Pillow.  For some reason I left this post in the queue unpublished.  So pardon an “out of sequence” post! The state park is a bit out of the way, and I had not visited the site since the late 1990s.  Fellow blogger Nick KurtzContinue reading “Trip Report: Fort Pillow”