in the Civil War
"We did not fight for the preservation of slavery. We fought for the preservation of the
J. E. Robuck, 29th Mississippi Infantry.
The 1841 Mississippi Rifle was commissioned by (then) U. S. Secretary of War
Jefferson Davis of Mississippi, manufactured by Eli Whitney, Northern inventor
of the cotton gin, and made famous during the Mexican War.
Basic Civil War
“The principle for which we contended is bound to reassert itself, though it may be at another time
and in another form.” Confederate President Jefferson Davis
Mississippi Civil War
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