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New PDF release: Vicksburg: Town and Country (Images of America)

By Gordon Cotton

although top identified for the forty-seven-day siege many imagine sealed the destiny of the Confederacy, Vicksburg, Mississippi boasts a number of claims to repute. positioned close to the positioning of the 1st eu payment within the nation, Vicksburg can be the 1st position in the US the place Coca-Cola was once bottled and residential to such historical figures as Jefferson Davis and Madam C.J. Walker. inside of those pages, Vicksburg and its environs are explored and celebrated in the course of the eyes of late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographers. From downtown road scenes to pastoral rural landscapes, Vicksburg: city and kingdom is a compilation of images from 1870 to the current day. Coupled with informative captions,
each snapshot is a slice of historical past and a special treasure for an individual looking to comprehend the previous. Born of the river, Vicksburg is a latest, bustling port and the scene of the best-marked battlefield
in the realm, the Vicksburg nationwide army Park. From infantrymen to scientists, retailers to educators, a colourful forged of characters has formed the heritage of Vicksburg. urban dwellers and rural citizens alike are part of this attention-grabbing visible journey.

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