More on Corinth and the Guess Brothers

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I went to Jackson, Mississippi a couple of weeks ago, and decided to go a day early to drive up to Corinth.  Not entirely sure why I picked Corinth instead of Oxford (forget the Civil War and focus on Faulkner) or one of the various sites that … Continue reading More on Corinth and the Guess Brothers


Memorial Day

I meant to follow up my Corinth/Guess post yesterday (Memorial Day), as it would have been appropriate. Memorial Day, of course, is a day of remembrance for those who died in service of the United States, and began as a result of the Civil War. It officially began with a proclamation by General John Logan in … Continue reading Memorial Day

Guess Brothers at Corinth

One of my recent distractions was a business trip to Mississippi, and I decided to take a side trip to Corinth, one of the sites in Mississippi where relatives of mine fought during the Civil War.  Or, at least, were stationed during the Civil War. It was a sobering experience. The relatives in question are … Continue reading Guess Brothers at Corinth