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We met a descendant of General Shegog

The Kudzu Kids visited Mrs. Shegog at her home in Oxford

Mildred Shegog interview

The Kudzu Kids found Mildred Shegog, a descendant of the Civil War general, currently living in Oxford

Mildred Shegog biography
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From the Oxford Weekly Planet archives — Oxonian Mildred Shegog wins Ms. Senior Mississippi

Shegog wins pageant

The Kudzu Kids found a family tree in a Shegog family Bible in the attic

Shegog family tree

Kudzu Kids Investigation Day 8 — We found a lady living here in town who's related to that Civil War general, Nathaniel Wallace Shegog.

Mrs. Shegog let us come over and talk to her, and she even let us look through the general's old things up in her attic.

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Gramps gave us a little help

The Kudzu Kids got some inside info from Rachel and Hunter's grandfather

Video message from Gramps

Kudzu Kids Investigation Day 7 — My grandfather, Mike Armstrong, is a PI and former cop. He's been helping us out a little bit with our investigation.

He sent us a video message with some inside info he dug up and a hint about what we should do next.

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We found out there are supposedly tunnels under the campus

The Kudzu Kids talked to a couple of college students who showed them some tunnels under the campus

College students reveal campus tunnels

Kudzu Kids Investigation Day 7 — Zach met two college students when he was hanging out on campus. They were kinda weird but nice.

They told us they had been in some tunnels under the Y Building and showed us a place where you used to be able to get in.

They said tunnels run beneath the university and supply heat to different parts of campus, but we're not sure if they know what they're talking about.

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We wanted to find out more about the university during the Civil War

Rachel shared an excerpt of a report she wrote on the University of Mississippi during the Civil War

Ole Miss and the Civil War

Rachel shared an excerpt of a report she wrote on the University Greys

The University Greys

Kudzu Kids Investigation Day 6 — After we found out how the Y Building was used during the Civil War, we spent a whole afternoon in the Ole Miss library looking through the stuff in the Civil War special collections room.

We came across some letters written by Southern soldiers who were in Oxford in 1862.

Maybe they can tell us something about the bone we found? Or why Professor Lowry is so mad?

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We found letters from some Southern Civil War soldiers

The Kudzu Kids found a letter from Southern soldier John Lucas Beauchamp III in the university library

CSA soldier Beauchamp letter

The Kudzu Kids found a letter from Southern soldier Cleveland Jackson in the university library

CSA soldier Jackson letter

The Kudzu Kids found a letter from Southern soldier I.T. Stark in the university library

CSA soldier Stark letter

Kudzu Kids Investigation Day 5 — After we found out how the Y Building was used during the Civil War, we spent a whole afternoon in the Ole Miss library looking through the stuff in the Civil War special collections room.

We came across some letters written by Southern soldiers who were in Oxford in 1862.

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