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(3-93) Cedar Grove (1840). 2200 Oak Street. Built by John Klein, a wealthy planter and businessman, the grounds extended down to the river, where he had his own wharf. In April, 1863 the home was struck by Union gunboat fire. A piece of grapeshot is still embedded in a parlor wall. Was visited by Generals Pemberton, Grant and Sherman
Cedar Grove Mansion, Vicksburg, MS


(3-05) Enlarge Cedar Grove

(February 2020)
More photos of Cedar Grove Mansion
and Union grapeshot damage

(5-2013) Enlarge Cedar Grove
James Neel photo

(3-03)  Willis-Cowan House (1835). Crawford Street two doors east of the Balfour House. Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Vicksburg headquarters during the siege. In 1890 it was purchased by Mrs. M.F. Cowan, the wife of one of the men who helped develop the underwater torpedo that was used by the Confederates to sink the USS Cairo
Pemberton's Headquarters is now owned by the National Park Service and is open to the public


(3-2011) Enlarge Pemberton's Headquarters (right)

(3-96) Hansford House. Confederate Col. Winchester Hall, 26th Louisiana Infantry, was brought here after being wounded


(3-92) McRaven. 1445 Harrison Street. Built in three different periods: circa 1797 Frontier, 1836 Empire, and 1849 Greek Revival. The three acre gardens were a Confederate campsite. Cannon damage visible inside and out


(3-2011Enlarge Bethel A.M.E. Church
Marker: Site of first African Methodist Episcopal Church (1864), and first Negro Masonic Lodge in Mississippi organized here (1875). Campbell College was organized here in 1890. Present church was built in 1912

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