Creek Bottom at Sartoris Place in "Ambuscade" (Location)

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Creek Bottom
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A typical creek in north-central Mississippi is a slow-moving waterway smaller than a river; the fact that it is a bottom suggests it may also be somewhat swampy. Plant life along a creek typically is very dense, though it may be less so at locations used by livestock for drinking. The creek bottom in “Ambuscade” is in the woods beyond the plantation’s fields, near enough to be convenient but far enough away from the main house that it can serve as a suitable place to hide livestock from Union forces.

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