Tag Archives: Michael Ballard

The Intelligencer Takes on Jeff Davis

Editor’s note: Stephen Davis and Bill Hendrick are coming out with their new book, The Atlanta Daily Intelligencer Covers the Civil War (University of Tennessee Press). Here’s a story based on their text. In late September, President Davis was traveling … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Michael Ballard

The Civil War community–and the Western Theater, in particular–lost a great friend this week. Retired Professor Michael B. Ballard passed away at his home in Ackerman Mississippi on October 11, 2016. Professor Ballard was a professor, University Archivist for Mississippi … Continue reading

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