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Black Confederates honored at Mississippi Civil War monument 2m21s

Black Confederates honored at Mississippi Civil War monument

In respect for Black History Month, I drove to Canton, Mississippi to visit a Confederate monument which honors African Americans who fought for the Confederacy. After visiting the new Civil Rights Museum last month, it leaves a lot to ponder. This one-of-a kind memorial honors African Americans who served with Harvey's Scouts, a Confederate partisan unit. Willis Howcutt, commemorated on the monument inscription, was killed in combat. To read the entire story: https://survivalcommonsense.com/black-confederate-monument/ Visit the website: https://survivalcommonsense.com/

Backroads: Campbell Swamp, Mississippi 1m23s

Backroads: Campbell Swamp, Mississippi

So what does Mississippi look like? It depends on where you are. Campbell Swamp, in south Warren County, looks much the same as it has for the past 200 years. Here's a quick view of what you might expect to see and hear on a lazy Sunday morning.

Old knife design goes back to Vikings, made with modern materials 1m37s

Old knife design goes back to Vikings, made with modern materials

It’s amazing that a few stock designs, such as the Seax, the Scandinavian Mora-style, the large Laplander Sami herding knife and Finland’s Puukko have lasted for hundreds of years. This Bark River Knives™ traditional-design belt knife has a lot going for it, and it might be the EDC or bushcraft knife you’re been looking for.

Where is the original Bowie knife?1m10s

Where is the original Bowie knife?

Nobody knows for sure what ever happened to the original Bowie knife. But the legend is that the knife was lost during a storm, while Jim Bowie was crossing the Big Black River. The site where that happened is Grindstone Ford, near Port Gibson, Mississippi, and is visited in this clip. Enjoy!