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the christ episcopal church is one of several historic churches in downtown vicksburg. leonidas polk, the bishop of alabama and louisiana laid the corner stone of christ episcopal in 1830. leonidas polk was a cousin of president james k. polk and a friend of jefferson davis. during the civil war polk was a confederate general and was nicknamed "the fighting bishop". polk was killed in action during the atlanta campaign in 1864. christ episcopal church was completed in 1843 and survived the seige of vicksburg. a beautiful and historic church to visit in downtown vicksburg.
Address: 1115 main street.
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