Vicksburg’s Hill Of Death Preserved For Eternity

Chicot Memorial

 

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Civil War Trust has announced the acquisition of a 319-acre property associated with the 1863 Battle of Champion Hill at a cost of $1.28M dollars near Vicksburg. The addition brings the total to 800 acres now under preservation at Champion Hill, the site of the largest, bloodiest, and most consequential action of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s Vicksburg Campaign.

 


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1 Comment on "Vicksburg’s Hill Of Death Preserved For Eternity"

  1. Will the bodies of our soldiers that are buried in the trench ever be unearthed and buried in our National Cemetery?

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