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Sometime back around 1970 our family made a trip south to Vicksburg, Mississippi. We were following Civil War interests on that trip, and Vicksburg is a rich experience in pursuing the major battle sites of the Civil War. Just recently, through some research our son Jeff has done, we discovered that one of my great-grandfathers on the Nichols side had fought for the Union with General Grant at Vicksburg, and that my great-grandfather Holcomb had fought for the Confederacy at Vicksburg.

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Community, Pages 5 on 05/25/2011

Print Headline: Driving across Mississippi for the first time

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