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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Balfour House

 
 
Balfour House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 2, 2016
1. Balfour House Marker
Inscription. Built mid-1830s. Home of diarist Emma Balfour, noted diarist of the Siege. Site of 1862 Christmas ball interrupted by arrival of Federal fleet. Following surrender, July 4, 1863, was HQ. of Maj.-Gen. J.B. McPherson.
 
Erected 1976 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.916′ N, 90° 52.714′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Crawford Street and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling east on Crawford Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Debate and Decision (within shouting distance of this marker); Pemberton Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); South Central Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Natchez District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vicksburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Mississippi Dental Association (approx. ¼ mile away); Willie Dixon (approx. 0.3 miles away); 61 Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Also see . . .
Balfour House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 2, 2016
2. Balfour House

1. Vicksburg’s Balfour House, 1863. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Balfour House. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Balfour House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 2, 2016
3. Balfour House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016.
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