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The Widow Blakely Cannon at Vicksburg

Confederate artillerymen at Vicksburg, Mississippi used a variety of guns to defend against U.S. Navy gunboats during the campaign and siege of that city, including smoothbore and rifled cannon, plus heavy mortars.  The rifled...

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Albert Sidney Johnston Quick Facts

Name Meaning Albert is of Old German origin and means “noble, bright, famous” Vital Stats Birthday: February 2, 1803 Birth Name: Albert Sidney Johnston Birthplace: Mason County, Kentucky Date of Death: April 6, 1862...

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Sergeant Charles H. Anson Rides With Abraham Lincoln

The 11th Vermont Infantry was organized in September of 1862 and departed for Washington DC later that month. The regiment was deployed in the defenses of the heavily fortified city, and was renamed the 1st...

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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...