Vicksburg Waterfront, late 1800s or early 1900s. – Business is booming on the MS River front in Vicksburg, At the turn of the century, the MS River was the primary source of transportation for goods into and out of the state.
Vicksburg Siege Cave in Warren County, Mississippi.To escape the hail of iron being thrown into the city during the siege, citizens dug caves into the sides of the hills for shelter. The caves did their job very well – during the siege less than 20 civilians were killed by the bombardment. The cave was an excavation in the earth the size of a large room, high enough for the tallest person to stand perfectly erect, provided with comfortable seats,