Big Black River


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Big Black River

A river rising in north-central Mississippi and flowing about 530 km (330 mi) generally southwest to the Mississippi River below Vicksburg.
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During the inland march and subsequent battles at Raymond, Jackson, Champion Hill, and Big Black River, Grant continued to receive critical supplies by wagon train.
This resupply proved crucial following the battles of Champion Hill and Big Black River on May 16 and 17.
In referencing the unsuccessful Union pursuit of Bowen's army near the Big Black River on May 4, the Federals claimed a trophy with the following statement: "The haste of the flying rebels may be imagined by the fact that General Bowen left his 'presented pistol' upon the hastily constructed bridge.
According to Dacus, the state's best trophy areas are the western counties along the Mississippi River and the Big Black River corridor through the center of Mississippi.
Sisum fell out of his boat and drowned in the Big Black River, Miss Eckhart tried to throw herself in his grave.
3:30 PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON WATER QUALITY OF THE BIG BLACK RIVER IN MISSISSIPPI (POLLUTION STUDIES)
The Big Black River Basin is one of Mississippi's largest watersheds, with the Big Black River being its only major water source.
The known historical ranges of three species--Gyprogenia aberti, Plethobasus cyphyus, and Quadrula quadrula--can be extended into the Big Black River drainage based upon their presence at the site.
Limekiln Creek flows into Bogue Chitto Creek, itself a tributary of the Big Black River.
These data provide an interesting comparison to modem mussel surveys in the Big Black River drainage.
Between two oxbow lakes, off the Big Black river, the acreage was mostly swampland, rife with beaver dams, when the first five members found it in the spring of 1992.
Four-wheelers and bikes are a good way to explore the vast forests as well, and swimming in the Big Black River is a daily pleasure in the hot Mississippi summertime.