Vicksburg Siege

A Mississippi History Marker at the Welcome Center

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Vicksburg Siege

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

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Description 

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

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2011: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com