La Quinta Inn & Suites Vicksburg
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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My amazing trip to the Delta began with a day in Memphis and ends today in Vicksburg. Spent the day exploring the Vicksburg National Military Park, the U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and the Vicksburg National Cemetery. This too was a return trip for me to the Delta. ...
We both succumbed to a stack of French Toast with Maple Syrup and Strawberries for Breakfast, but let's not dwell on it. Drove to the nearby Vicksburg National Military Park. This is a 16 mile drive around all the positions, trenches and camps of the Union and Confederate troops during the siege of Vicksburg, when the Confederates held out for 10 weeks against overwhelming Union forces in 1863, desperate to prevent the Union getting control of the Mississippi (which they ultimately ...
... I was lost, not wearing a rain suit and a power outage had knocked out the streetlights. I was driving in almost pitch dark, illuminated only by the almost continuous lightning. As I drove the water on the road kept getting deeper and deeper. When it was over the tops of my shoes with my feet on the pegs I stopped. I couldn't see the road anymore so I turned around, hoped I was 180 degrees to my original course and headed back the way I came. Luckily I ...
... t be taken by force. The high ridges sat atop sheer inclines, union soldiers would have struggled these climbs even if they weren't being shot at. Some deep gullies had to be transversed using makeshift bridges made from wood from nearby houses. It was just too difficult. The decision to hold siege was definitely the right one. There just seems like no other way to take the town.
At the end of the loop around the battlefield was the USS Cairo. Cairo was an iron ...
... that the calorie content of what we were about to consume would be high, mighty high! Pretty patient wait for quite while but others in the same situation assure you that every minute of waiting was well worth it. No way we were to walk out! This was the kind of place we would always remember. The menu simple; piece of chicken and side orders. I had breast, thigh and leg with cole slaw and potato salad. The others more or less the same but John and ...