Battle of Champion Hill, a Virtual Tour: Dawn, May 16


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Junction of Lancaster and Airplane Road.  The picture was taken on the Lancaster Road.  The dirt trail that continues from the intersection marks the path of the wartime Jackson Road taken by the Union Army   Locate on Map


Close-up of previous photo showing the trace of the wartime Jackson Road.  This path eventually intersects the Raymond-Bolton Road as it continues toward Edwards


Wartime Jackson Road looking eastward from the Raymond-Bolton Road   Locate on Map
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Junction of the Raymond-Bolton Road and Middle Road (present-day Houston Road).  The road running left to right is the Raymond-Bolton Road. Elements of McClernand's Corps camped here on the night of May 15
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