Pemberton Headquarters (Willis-Cowan House) - Vicksburg
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
N 32° 20.910 W 090° 52.674
15S E 699701 N 3581044
Quick Description: Pemberton Headquarters (Willis-Cowan House) - Vicksburg, MS
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2007 4:44:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM1YVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
Views: 27

Long Description:
Built ca. 1835. Military headquarters of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton, who commanded the Confederate forces during the seige of Vicksburg. Here on July 3, 1863, the decision was made to surrender the city.
Date Installed:: 1973/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History

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