One reason I decided to take this trip was to
trace my family's roots.
I spent a day in Corinth, Mississippi seeing where my
great-great-grandfather Ransom Myers fought with the 10th Michigan Infantry
in 1862, shortly after the nearby Battle of Shiloh. Ransom lost his
arm a few months later and after the war,
he returned to Michigan. Later during my trip, I found his farm there and