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Cashing in on Grant's march to Vicksburg

One has to believe that Ulysses S. Grant has just fired up another victory cigar, and all Mississippians ought to join him in the celebration. This week it was announced that a series of historical markers have been erected showing Grant’s path in his famous march to Vicksburg in 1863 during the American Civil War. Brig. Gen. Parker Hills (ret.), ...

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Battlefield detective juggles consulting, writing and archeology

Parker Hills is making shambles of Douglas MacArthur’s philosophy of old soldiers fading away. But then, there is nothing stereotypical about him. Soft-spoken and unassuming, Hills greets people at the Clinton eatery Pimento’s with a warm hello. Studying his coffee, he talks about his art educational background in art and psychology, his military career, his work to properly interpret and ...

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