Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Built ca. 1835. Military headquarters of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton, who commanded the Confederate forces during the siege of Vicksburg. Here on July 3, 1863, the decision was made to surrender the city.
Erected 1973 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 32° 20.911′ N, 90° 52.675′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Crawford Street west of Adams Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1018 Crawford St, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sisters of Mercy (a few steps from this marker); Debate and Decision (a few steps from this marker); John D. Cobb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Balfour House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Anti-Dueling Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherry Street (about 400 feet away); City of Steeples (about 400 feet away); 901, 905, 913 Crawford Street (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Pemberton's Headquarters. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2015, by William Bruce of Madison, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2015, by William Bruce of Madison, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.