Entries in civil war (4)


Photos | Natchez: The River, the Houses, the Town

233 photos of beautiful Natchez, Mississippi.

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Photos | Stanton Hall in Natchez, Mississippi

Stanton Hall, also known as Belfast, is an Antebellum Classical Revival mansion in Natchez, Mississippi built during 1851-1857 for Frederick Stanton, a cotton broker. It occupies a full block on High Street between Pearl and Commerce Streets in Natchez and is operated as a historic house museum by the Pilgrimage Garden Club. Stanton Hall was featured in the 1985 mini series "North and South" and will appear in "Get On Up," a 2014 film about the life of James Brown. 

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Ghost Tours of Cedar Grove Inn in Vicksburg | Halloween 2010

Produced by Jim Albritton | Cedar Grove Inn is one of the few antebellum houses that survive the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War. Built in 1842, many people have died in the house and its basement was used as a make-shift morgue during the war. Each Halloween, the original "lady of the house," Elizabeth Klein leads guests and tourists from across the country on ghost tours of some of the most haunted parts of the mansion. For more information, go to http://cedargroveinn.com .


Mississippi and the Civil War | Roads to Raymond 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Retired Brigadier General Parker Hills leads a bus tour of the "Roads to Raymond" during the Civil War's Vicksburg Campaign. Follow the path of Union troops from Grand Gulf to Port Gibson and on to the Raymond Battlefield and the burning of Jackson. The tour is part of the annual Pilgrimage celebration for the City of Raymond, Mississippi. For more information, go to Friends of Raymond of Raymond and BattleFocus