"I can't imagine what war was like and sacrifices" Top 5 Page for this destination Vicksburg by BruceDunning
Vicksburg Travel Guide: 94 reviews and 200 photos
There is a great deal of history in this town. It was a main holdout during the Civil war and Grant determined it needed to be taken to control the South. It took a lot of attempts on his part. The south fights hard. The old town area and the national park/cemetary/monuments are the shining sites to see.
The layout of the battlefield and the monuments describing each stage of the battle were interesting. In addition, I liked the ironside that was on the park. The most fabulous impact was the commenorations and plaques that described each state and its sacrifice of men form eahc one.
- Pros:The park is the anchor for the history of this city
- Cons:Not as much antiquity as I would have liked
- In a nutshell:It is nice to see the Civil War era, rest around it is --
It is different and the tour given by the owner has a lot of flavor, if she is still there. They were called Bill &... more travel advice
Vicksburg National Military Park is vast and worth a thoughtful trip throughout the site. It is heart gripping in seeing... more travel advice
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