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Sitting proudly on a 200ft bluff at a sharp bend of the mighty Mississippi River, Vicksburg was considered the "Gibraltar of the Confederacy" because capturing it was so difficult for Union Troops during the Civil War. Today the town commemorates one of the key battles of the conflict. Only a few of the many fine antebellum houses that once stood here survive, some of them converted as bed-and-breakfast inns. The Martha Vick House was built for a daughter of Vicksburg's founder and is open for tours.

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  • Vicksburg National Military Park

    3201 Clay St USA - Vicksburg, MS 39183

    Ranging over the meadows, hills and forests of this 1,800-acre site, Confederate and Union armies clashed in a decisive 1863 Civil War battle for Vicksburg, a critical Confederate port. After a 47-day siege and incessant cannon fire, Vicksburg surren..

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