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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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Richard Taylor Quick Facts

Name Meaning Richard is of Old German origin and means “powerful leader”. Vital Stats Birthday:  January 27, 1826 Birth Name: Richard Taylor (often referred to as Dick Taylor) Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky Date of Death:...

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Visiting Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

During the 1864 Atlanta Campaign, Major General William T. Sherman generally preferred to outmaneuver and outflank his Confederate adversaries rather than attack entrenched positions head on. He made an exception at the Battle on...