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

Lum Home

(Grant Headquarters)

 
 
Lum Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 2, 2016
1. Lum Home Marker
Inscription.  Site of Lum Mansion, Hq. of Gen. U.S. Grant, family & staff, after siege of Vicksburg, 1863. The 26 room house, built about 1820, was later destroyed by order of Capt. Cyrus B. Comstock to build fortification.
 
Erected 1958 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 32° 20.477′ N, 90° 53.063′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Washington Street (Business U.S. 61) north of Klein Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2127 Washington St, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Magnolia High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Marine Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); President Dwight Eisenhower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blue Roof (approx. 0.3 miles away);
View of marker looking north on Washington Street (Bus US-61). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. View of marker looking north on Washington Street (Bus US-61).
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Vicksburg Garden Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); Apple Orchard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Signal Corps (approx. 0.3 miles away); Speed Town (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Union Headquarters: The Lum House. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
View of marker looking east. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. View of marker looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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