Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mississippi River” in chapter 1 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1:
...ng the War of 1812.
The part of the county in which my father resided was at that time sparsely settled.
Wilkinson County is the southwestern county of the State.
Its western boundary is the Mississippi River .
The land near the river, although very hilly, was quite rich.
Toward the east it fell off into easy ridges, the soil became thin, and the eastern boundary was a pine country.
My father's resi...
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