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Yazoo river, Miss.

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

Yazoo river, Miss.

Letter from the secretary of war transmitting pursuant to section 1 of the River and harbor act approved Jan. 21, 1927, and section 10 of the Flood control act of May 15, 1928, a letter from the chief of engineers, United States Army, dated Nov. 16, 1933, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on the Yazoo river, Miss., for the purposes of navigation and efficient development of water power, the control of floods, and the needs of irrigation.

by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington DC .
Written in English

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  • Yazoo River (Miss.)

  • Edition Notes

    Series73d Cong. 2d sess. HR doc. no. 198, House document (United States. Congress (73rd, 2nd session). House) -- 73rd Congress, no. 198.
    ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17903590M
    LC Control Number35006963

    Scale ca. , LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, (Washington, Government Printing Office, ). fol. p. Map of the attack of the Yazoo Pass Expedition on Confederate Fort Pemberton, near Greenwood, Mississippi, March-April, CD: Early Mississippi Records - Betty Couch Wiltshire. This CD-ROM includes four volumes on Attala, Carroll, Holmes, and Yazoo Counties. *Attala County, Mississippi, Pioneers ()-Attala County was established in Due to a courthouse fire, most of the early county records were destroyed. Information was taken fr.

    After his bayou operations failed, Grant made a bold and risky decision to march the army down the west side of the Mississippi River to south of Vicksburg, Mississippi and either directly attack the fortress city or capture Port Hudson, Louisiana by both overland and naval forces. More Grand Gulf (Ap ) – The first battle of this campaign took place in Claiborne County. A small tribe formerly living on the lower course of Yazoo River, Mississippi, in close connection with several other tribes, the most important of which was the g is definitely known concerning their language, but it seems to have been akin to that of the Tonica, although not the same.

    Mississippi's location within the U.S.: Coordinates: Country United States State Mississippi Founded: Janu Named for: The Yazoo River: Seat: Yazoo City. Route of the late expedition commanded by Actg Rear Admiral D.D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek ().jpg 2, × 1,; MB.


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Miss. book Yazoo River Paperback – May 1, by Frank E. Smith (Author), David Molpus (Foreword) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsPrice: $   French explorers first named the river that flows through the area the River of the Yazous Miss.

book the Yazoo Indian tribe, and the county and city were later named for the river. Yazoo County, established inis the largest county in Mississippi, situated in the west-central part of the state in the fertile valley formed by the Mississippi Pages: Yazoo River, river formed by the confluence of the Tallahatchie and Yalobusha rivers north of Greenwood, Mississippi, meanders about miles ( km) generally south and southwest, much of the way paralleling the Mississippi River, which it joins at Yazoo flows with only a.

The Yazoo River is a river in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is considered by some to mark the southern boundary of what is called the Mississippi Delta, a broad floodplain that was cultivated for cotton plantations before the American Civil War. It has continued to.

A second catastrophe soon hit Yazoo City in April with the great flood of the Mississippi River, which covered the entire Delta with several feet of muddy water. Already the Yazoo was overflowing its banks as its water could not be forced into the swollen Mississippi.

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city in Yazoo County, was named after the Yazoo River, which, in turn was named by the French explorer Robert La Salle in as "Rivière des Yazous" in reference to the Yazoo tribe living near the river's mouth. It is the county seat of Yazoo County and the principal city of the Yazoo City Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Jackson.

The Witch of Yazoo Located in the middle of the historic section of Glenwood Cemetery, Yazoo City’s public cemetery, is a grave surrounded by chain links known as, “The Witch’s Grave”.

The legend of the Witch of Yazoo became famous in Willie Morris’ book, Good Old Boy published in   Yazoo River Basin Water Control Report VICKSBURG DISTRICT. Last Updated @ NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Yazoo River at Yazoo City are issued routinely year-round. APRILExpedition up the Yazoo River, Miss., skirmishes at and near Mechanicsburg, and capture of U.

gun-boat Petrel. REPORTS.* Numbers Itinerary of. Yazoo County is a county located in the U.S. state of of the census, the population The county seat is Yazoo City.

It is named for the Yazoo River, which forms its western name is said to come from a Choctaw language word meaning "River of Death.". A small but detailed plan of a cotton plantation in the Mississippi Delta, on the east bank of the Yazoo River in Yazoo County.

The plan was drawn to facilitate the sale of the property, at a time when the owner would have been under financial duress due to the ravages of the Civil War.

Engaged the enemy, and having silenced their battery moved to Liverpool Heights, on the Yazoo River, about 15 miles below the city.

Arrived at 9 p. and encamped for the night, and remained awaiting orders until the night of the 22nd, when the brigade embarked on transports and returned to its former camp at Snyder's Bluff, Miss.

Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the last stronghold of the Confederacy on the Mississippi River. It prevented the Union from using the river for shipping between the Union-controlled Midwest and New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. The Union navy tried to take Vicksburg, which sat on a high bluff overlooking the river, but couldn’t do it.

Mississippi Wildlife Federation said actions taken by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks along with others amounts to conspiracy flooded by the Yazoo River. The Yazoo Pass Campaign was a joint operation of Major General Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and Rear Admiral David D.

Porter's Mississippi River Squadron in the Vicksburg Campaign War Between the States. Grant's objective was to get his troops into a flanking position against the Confederates at Vicksburg. Yazoo City, Mississippi According to legend, the woman, whose name is not known, lived on the Yazoo River and would lure fishermen in from the river and torture, kill and, perhaps, eat them.

The sheriff found some skeletons in the witch’s shed one day and wanted answers. The witch fled and a posse of deputies followed her into the swamp. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Another source says they were living with the Yazoo on the Yazoo River inallied with the Chickasaw, but later merged with the Choctaw and disappeared. Iberville estimated their population in as part of the families of the Tunica, Yazoo, and Ofo, altogether about byand finally about 40 cabins and 40 warriors by The Flood Warning is now in effect until early tomorrow afternoon The Flood Warning continues for the Yazoo River At Yazoo City.

* Until Friday afternoon. * At .Scale ca.LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers.

December, (Washington, Government Printing Office, ). fol. p. Map of the attack of the Yazoo Pass Expedition on Confederate Fort Pemberton, near Greenwood, Mississippi, March-April, Map illustrates "Addition report of.