The Wandering Rebel

Mississippi Wanderings
Battle of Vicksburg

Vicksburg Battlefield

 
  0. 1. 2. 3.  
4. 5. 6. 7. 8.   9.
           
10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
           
16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.
           
22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.
           
28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33.
           
 
0. Jefferson Davis Monument, His home was near Vicksburg
1 & 2. The old Railroad bridge
2. Outside the Mississippi Visitor's Center
4. Battlefield Entrance.
5. Looking South down the Mississippi
6. Union Siege Canon
7, 8 & 9. Demonstration Confederate Position. 8 shows the powder monkees
10. Various Canon sizes used at Vicksburg
11. Drive to 1st Union Position
12. Union Position
13. Iowa Monument
14 to 17. Union Canon aimed at Confederate Positions shown in pictures 19 and 20.
18. Union State Monument
19. The Shirley House. also called Wexford, built in the 1830's and the Illinois Monument
20 & 21. Confederate guns aimed at the Shirley House.
22. Confederate Guns aimed at the Shirley House, notice the blue painted markers, these are to Union Units.
23 & 24. The Wisconsin Monument
25.Union Position
26 & 27. Monument to the Black Mississippi soldiers, It is strikng for its brown color, it gives the impression of real life.
28. Gen. U. S. Grant
29. Face-off Union to the left and Confederate to the right.
30. Where the Yazoo meets the Mississippi
21 & 32. Ft. Hill. 27 is my favorite picture of the battlefield
33. The Texas Monument guarding the railroad.
 
 

U.S.S. Cairo

 
A. B. C. D. E. F.
           
G. H. I. J. K. L.
           
 
A. Bow View
B. Port Forward View
C. Starboard View, where she struck the Torpedo
D. Ship's Piston
E. Ship's Paddlewheel
F. View of the Port piston, showing the angle for power.
G & H. Ship's Boiler
I. Gun Port showing the armor
J. Looking out the gun port.
K. Looking up to the bridge
L. Where the Yazoo flows into the Mississippi, the area where the Cairo sank.
 


 


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