Posted By:Nan Harvey
Subject:Re: Lydia A S (Phillips) Colvin 1831-1863 Brandon / Warren Co, MS
Post Date:December 03, 2012 at 07:52:34
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Forum:Mississippi Genealogy Forum
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1863 was a particularly bad year to be living in Vicksburg! That was in the midst of the civil war and Vicksburg was under seige and fell July 4, 1863. Food was scarce and the some of the people resorted to living in caves to escape the shelling from the Union forces.
Good luck finding your folks.