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Tallahatchie

[tal-uh-hach-ee] /ˌtæl əˈhætʃ i/
noun
1.
a river in N Mississippi, flowing SW and joining the Yalobusha River to form the Yazoo River. 230 miles (371 km) long.
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  • Report General Quinby's headquarters 190 miles at the mouth of Tallahatchie.

    An Artilleryman's Diary Jenkin Lloyd Jones
  • I don't reckon they can ship, 'cause most on 'em belongs to the Tallahatchie, and they can't leave.

    A Victorious Union Oliver Optic
  • Very likely she is down that way somewhere, and the Tallahatchie may run right into her.

    A Victorious Union Oliver Optic
  • By the way, friend Bokes, I suppose you have been on board of the Tallahatchie?

    A Victorious Union Oliver Optic
  • Earthworks also were thrown up at the point where the Yallabusha and Tallahatchie unite to form the Yazoo, and heavily manned.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson
  • It was the cavalry division engaging the enemy's nearest troops north of the Tallahatchie.

    Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment

    Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson
  • At ten o'clock we reached the enemy's late advance works in front of the Tallahatchie.

    Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment

    Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson
  • Three miles south of the Tallahatchie we passed Abbeville, a small railroad station garrisoned by a few troops.

    Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment

    Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson
  • The country through which we passed south of the Tallahatchie was mountainous and picturesque.

    Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment

    Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson

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