May 14, 2020
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff looks through the Wiregrass Archives to tell the story of a Civil War veteran.
The Wiregrass Archives has only one collection directly relating to the U.S. Civil War – the Jerrie Watson Bass Collection, record group 18, donated in 2003.
Ms. Bass was one of her extended family historians. In addition to allowing us to scan photographs of her male relatives who served in World War 1, World War…