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Field HospitalsSt. Francis Xavier School - US Civil War - Vicksburg, MS

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St. Francis Xavier School was founded by the Roman Catholic Sisters of Mercy order in 1860. During the siege of Vicksburg, the building was converted into a field hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesSt. Francis Xavier School -- Vicksburg MS

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St. Francis Xavier School was founded by the Roman Catholic Sisters of Mercy order in 1860. During the siege of Vicksburg, the building was converted into a field hospital for injured soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersUS Post Office & Federal Building -- Vicksburg MS

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Mail a letter and avoid nuclear radiation at the Vicksburg Post Office Federal Building's fallout shelter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesDuff Green House -- Vicksburg MS

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The Duff Green Mansion near downtown Vicksburg is on the US National Register of Historic Places, and served as a field hospital for BOTH sides during the siege of Vicksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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Field HospitalsDuff Green House - U. S. Civil War - Vicksburg, MS

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The Duff Green House, now a bed and breakfast listed on the U. S. National Register of Historic Places, served BOTH SIDES as a field hospital during the siege of Vicksburg from March-July 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersVicksburg Hotel -- Vicksburg MS

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The tallest skyscraper in Vicksburg is also a fallout shelter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Warren Co. Courthouse -- Vicksburg MS

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On 04 July 1863, the Confederate flag was replaced with the United States flag on top of the old Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg. At that instant, everyone knew the siege was over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesPowder magazine -- Old Warren Co. Courthouse, Vicksburg MS

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An underground man-made cave dug into the side of a hill in downtown Vicksburg by Union Army Soldiers to store their supply of black gunpowder during the occupation of the city

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: 10/1/2014

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Field HospitalsWexford Lodge (Shirley House) - Civil War - Vicksburg, MS

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The Wexford Lodge, also known as the Shirley House, was used by the Union Army as a smallpox hospital during the Civil War. It is located in what is today called the Vicksburg National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesU.S.S. Cairo - Vicksburg Mississippi

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An iron clad Civil War vessel that was raised from the depths of the Yazoo river and brought to this location. You can actually walk inside of it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/9/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGrant's Canal - near Vicksburg Mississippi

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This park is a portion of the canal Gen Thomas and Gen Grant tried to construct to divert river traffic from Vicksburg MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/22/2006

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Field HospitalsSaunders House - U.S. Civil War - Lake Village, Arkansas

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Historic plantation house near Lake Village, Arkansas used as a hospital by both sides during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/10/2010

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersOuachita Parish Courthouse - Monroe, LA

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Located at the entrace to the Ouachita Parish Courthouse in Monroe, LA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/25/2009

last visited: 10/17/2009

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