Monthly Archives: February 2015

If These Walls Could Talk: The Beauvoir Veteran Project at the University of Southern Mississippi

by Susannah Ural In 1953, Nancy Hawkins Sellers entered the Jefferson Davis Soldier Home in Biloxi, Mississippi, known more famously as “Beauvoir.” It was created to care for impoverished Confederate veterans, as well as their wives and widows, who had … Continue reading

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