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The Union State Memorials at Vicksburg National Military Park

There are over 1300 monuments, tablets, statues, and markers of all types at Vicksburg National Military Park (as well as some outside the park boundaries). These monuments mark positions of individual regiments, honor unit...

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Visiting Grand Gulf Military Park

Grand Gulf Military Park is located northwest of Port Gibson, Mississippi, about seven miles west off U.S. Highway 61 on Grand Gulf Road near the Mississippi River.  This site, part of the Mississippi state...

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George Thomas Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin meaning “farmer” Vital Stats Birthday: July 31, 1816 Birth Name: George Henry Thomas Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia Date of Death: March 28, 1870 Cause: Stroke Place of...

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The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

Update 3/6/2019: The restored and refurbished Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama is now on exhibit in its new home, The Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, in the Buckhead area of...