• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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Top - Confederate Commanders (left to right): Pemberton, Bowen, Smith, Van Dorn, Tracy, Johnston
Bottom - Union Commanders (left to right): Grant, Sherman, Porter, McPherson, Logan, McClernand
Top - Confederate Commanders (left to right): Pemberton, Bowen, Smith, Van Dorn, Tracy, Johnston
Bottom - Union Commanders (left to right): Grant, Sherman, Porter, McPherson, Logan, McClernand
 
 
Battery Hickenlooper
Battery Hickenlooper
 
 
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Left to right: Emma Balfour, Varina Davis, Alice Shirley Eaton, Almeda Summer Butler Hart, Jenny Hodgers, Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson

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."