Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg Civil War Museum1 hour ago
Resting along the Mississippi River, Vicksburg is an oasis of everything good about the Magnolia State. Offering a host of historical attractions, some of the finest dining the state has to offer, opportunities to get out on the water, and a plethora of outdoor activities, Vicksburg has a little bit...
Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg Civil War Museum19 hours ago
When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been deleted.
Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg Civil War Museum19 hours ago
An especially clear print at Ninth Corps Ambulance Headquarters with a seated smiler, cool packages, a young lounger with cool pants, pipes, books, paperweight, a box of honey soap and more. I would not mind having one of those field desks! https://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsca.33624
Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg Civil War Museum19 hours ago
Referring to the fight at Coleman's Plantation in Jefferson county, Mississippi, on 4 July 1864, in which he was an eyewitness to the fighting prowess of the two USCT regiments that participated, Almon J Pierce of the Mississippi Marine Brigade wrote in his diary: "...the 52nd USCT fought bravely & rendered very efficient service....A marked change of feeling is now exhibited by the boys towards the negro soldiers compared to a couple days ago. The fighting qualities are universally acknowledged & not a man but agrees that they behaved nobly & did important service. Numerous individual acts of heroism are accorded to them, in many cases hand to hand encounters were noticed and many advantages taken of the enemy by their bitter sable foes."

Still working on Pierce's 1864 Diary.

1123 Washington Street, Vicksburg Ms. 39183

Monday - Friday  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday 9 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00PM

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