capital of Mississippi


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Noun1.capital of Mississippi - capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
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We then hit the road to Jackson, the capital of Mississippi and the site of the Medgar Evers House, one of the many points on the Mississippi Freedom Trail that are scattered around the state.
McCain, a president emeritus of the University of Southern Mississippi, wrote in The Story of Jackson: A History of the Capital of Mississippi 1821-1851 (1953): "Sherman's forces in the city burned the Penitentiary, the Southern Agricultural Implement Factory, the Jackson Foundry and Machine Shop, the depot buildings, the railroad rolling stock, the hat factory, the cotton warehouses, the Catholic Church, the Confederate Hotel, two hospitals, the banking house, all workshops, the building used to store medical supplies, and all cotton and sugar.
Segregation was so much a part of me I defended it in articles after becoming associate editor of the State Times in Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, where I was reared.