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Seige of Vicksburg, U.S. Civil War
Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:42 am
For any who have walked the battle grounds and seen the on-site presentations, this will be of interest:
Re: Seige of Vicksburg, U.S. Civil War
Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:18 pm
AngelGirl wrote:For any who have walked the battle grounds and seen the on-site presentations...
A fascinating place isn't it? I have a couple of really great pictures from there too... We did the audio CD tour of the grounds and spent some time at the sites. The grounds are a big mix of the battle sites, museums, and the many monuments.
Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:59 pm
Almost anything I can say now --- even 150 years later --- would seem trite in comparison to the hardships, misery experienced there and sacrifices made! It is well to remember and apply the lessons of that time to the present inasmuch as it is possible to do so.