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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
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Statue of General Stephen Dill Lee

Date: 1909
Description: Erected in June 1909, H.H. Kitson's sculpture commemorates Confederate Lieutenant General Stephen Dill Lee and is located in the Vicksburg National Militar...
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Siege of Vicksburg

Date: 1864
Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.
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Interior of a Vicksburg Casemate During the Siege

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Description: An etching of a Southern woman praying in a Vicksburg casement during the siege. Copied from "Confederate War Etchings" by A. Volck.
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McPherson's Corps in the Afternoon's Assault

Date: 1880
Description: "McPherson's Corps in the Afternoon's Assault." A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.
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Glass Bayou — Logan's Division Coming Into Action

Date: 1880
Description: A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.
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Railroad Redoubt, Vicksburg

Date: 1900
Description: Railroad redoubt seen from the north showing the slope where General Grant's column charged on May 22, 1863, during the siege of Vicksburg.
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Shirley House

Date: 1900
Description: The famous "Shirley House" or "White House," stands near the Jackson Road, which was between the Union and Confederate entrenchments during the siege of Vi...
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Cave Entrance in Vicksburg

Date: 1902
Description: Cave in a hillside occupied by the Lewis family from May 18 to July 4, 1863, during the Civil War siege of Vicksburg. Hundreds of other caves in the vicin...
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Fort Hill

Date: 1902
Description: Confederate "Fort Hill" on the south side of Jackson Road where the Confederate entrenchments run southward. The Siege of Vicksburg lasted from May to July...
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Surrender Monument

Date: 1910
Description: Surrender Monument, where Generals Grant and Pemberton met to arrange terms for the surrender of Vicksburg, July 3, 1863. General Pemberton surrendered 31,...
Postcard

Grant's Headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss.

Date: 1915
Description: Color postcard of house with trees and yard on a hill.
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The Carroll Hotel

Date: 1910
Description: The main lobby in the Carroll Hotel, named for Capt. E.C. Carroll, filled with men, chairs, and other furniture. The Carroll Hotel was razed in the 1960s t...
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The Carroll Hotel

Date: 1910
Description: The ladies lobby at the Carroll Hotel, named for Capt. E.C. Carroll, filled with tables, chairs, and plants. The Carroll Hotel was razed in the 1960s to ma...
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Elevated View of Vicksburg

Date: 1862
Description: Elevated view of Vicksburg, with the Mississippi River in the background.
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Vicksburg Surrender Monument

Date: April 1902
Description: Confederate veterans at the Vicksburg Surrender Monument, on the occasion of decorating Union soldiers' graves.
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Vicksburg National Cemetery

Date: 1900
Description: Grave markers at the Vicksburg National Cemetery.
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Old Abe and His Regiment Color Guard

Date: July 1863
Description: Photograph of a monochrome painting of "Old Abe" the bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his regiment color guard....
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"Old Abe" In The Rough

Date: June 1863
Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...
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Eighth Infantry Monument at Vicksburg

Date: 1910
Description: The 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker at Vicksburg National Military Park features a sculpture of the eagle "Old Abe" on the side. The monument is m...

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