Jackson, Mississippi Page2    
(2006) Enlarge Site of Eagle and Bowman Hotels
Photo by Richard Edling

(2006) Enlarge Standard Oil Building on the corner of State Street and High Street. High Street runs to the left and right. Site of the Bowman House where Johnston and Grant stayed
Photo by Richard Edling


(1-01) Another view of the hotel site
Photo by Brian Risher


(2006) Enlarge Old Capitol, State and Capitol St. Completed in 1840. Mississippi's Secession Convention took place here in 1861. See Battle of Jackson Page5 for photos of the Old Capitol museum
Photo by
Richard Edling



(1-01)  Battle of Jackson historical marker on Capitol Steet looking west.  It is located at the entrance to the Jackson Zoo. Marker: Here, May 14, 1863, 24th S.C. Infantry participated in delaying action allowing city to evacuate to north. In command was Col. Ellison Capers, who is honored in name of local chapter of U.D.C.
Photo by Brian Risher

(1-01)  Mississippi Confederate Memorial at the Mississippi State Archives
Memorial Engraving
Plaque in front of Memorial
Photos by Brian Risher


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