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

By Gordon Cotton

notwithstanding most sensible recognized for the forty-seven-day siege many imagine sealed the destiny of the Confederacy, Vicksburg, Mississippi boasts a number of claims to popularity. positioned close to the location of the 1st ecu cost within the kingdom, Vicksburg can also be the 1st position in the US the place Coca-Cola used to be 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 during the eyes of late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographers. From downtown road scenes to pastoral rural landscapes, Vicksburg: city and nation is a compilation of images from 1870 to the current day. Coupled with informative captions,
each photo is a slice of background and a different treasure for somebody trying to comprehend the previous. Born of the river, Vicksburg is a contemporary, bustling port and the scene of the best-marked battlefield
in the area, the Vicksburg nationwide army Park. From infantrymen to scientists, retailers to educators, a colourful solid of characters has formed the historical past of Vicksburg. urban dwellers and rural citizens alike are part of this attention-grabbing visible journey.

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