Heritage of Mississippi Series

Histories of the state's diversity, artistry, struggles, and milestones. Recent titles include: Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front. Affiliated entities: Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Mississippi Historical Society.

Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Mississippi's American Indians

Rednecks, Redeemers, and Race: Mississippi after Reconstruction, 1877-1917

Religion in Mississippi

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Curtis Wilkie speaks at Old Capitol Museum

Last week, Curtis Wilkie spoke at Mississippi Department of Archives and History weekly mid-day program, History is Lunch. Wilkie read from his new book Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road -- a compilation of memorable articles from his four decades as a journalist. Video of his appearance is below.  Writing as a newspaper reporter for

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