148th Anniversary Event

The Battle of Champion Hill

May 14, 2011

 

A Photographic Journey
by

Henry Little, Utica, Mississippi

 

 

Poster telling the story of Darwina Loud, freedman school teacher at Champion Hill in 1865.

Artistic poster featuring photographs of  the Civil War years. Abe Lincoln featured  in the center.

The Champion family  tent with Champion family members at home inside.  Site created by Bertha & Norman Lewis and Essie Stewart

Invocation given by The Very Reverend Billie Abraham, Rector of St. Albanís Episcopal Church in Bovina

Rebecca Drake introduces Sid Champion, the great-great grandson of Sid and Matilda Champion of Champion Hill

Polly Marshall, reenactor, thrills crowd with her reading of a poignant letter written  by Elizabeth Ingraham in 1863

Book dedication and introduction of Elizabeth & Alfred Ingrahamís descendants

Infantry salute honoring  Elizabeth Meade Ingraham

Sid Champion and  Johnnie Lewis (right)  unveil historic marker MIDWAY STATION

In the early history of the Jackson-Vicksburg Railroad, the
stop at Champion Hill was known as Midway Station.

 


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