• View from Battery DeGolyer


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Arkansas Troops in the Vicksburg Campaign (CS)

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Arkansas State Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."