Benjamin T. Montgomery, a former slave, bought the plantations of his former owner Joseph Davis who's brother was Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the end of the Civil War, and became one of the biggest cotton planters in Mississippi.
Robert Pattinson: "If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you.
Not an ideal map - it blurs across most of the Lower Mississippi curves, which is unfortunate - but the river is a nice width here: not too thin as to look ridiculous, but not so wide that it obscures the details.