Vicksburg Siege - Vickburg Mississippi
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 32° 18.689 W 090° 54.032
15S E 697651 N 3576898
Quick Description: Vicksburg Siege marker at the Mississippi welcome center.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2009 7:57:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM7VJ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
Views: 23

Long Description:
Another marker at the Welcome Center at Vicksburg off I-20 at the Mississippi River.

Vicksburg Siege
Beginning on May 16,1863
General U. S. Grant held city
under siege,cutting off all
and driving citizen to
caves to escape shells. C.S.A.
General John C. Pemberton
finally surrendered on July 4th

Date Installed:: 1953/1/1

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Historical Commision.

Related Website:: [Web Link]

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