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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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Marine Hospital (approx. mile away); Frank Crump, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents (approx. 0.4 miles away); Willie Dixon (approx. half a mile away); Marcus Bottom (approx. half a mile away); Balfour House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Debate and Decision (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pemberton Headquarters (approx. 0.6 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.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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