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... a Mexican restaurant a mile down the road. When we pulled up Linda said "what have you brought me to?". The paint peeling outside and a shabby interior, the car park full of massive scruffy pick up trucks, but we ventured inside and thankfully the Fajitas were absolutely the best, so appearances can be deceptive. The reason for coming here is to visit the B.B. King museum and Delta Interpretive Centre, to get started on our discovery of the Delta Blues. That's the plan for ...
... Red) lines or Blue (Union) forces. The hills are also lines with many state and regimental markers, monuments and tablets. Also in the park is the U.S.S Cairo Museum. A Union ironclad gunboat that was sunk on December 12, 1862 in the Yazoo River, north of Vickburg. It was salvaged in the 1960's, restored best it could be and now the boat and it's remains are exhibited in the museum.
With the park done we head to our ...
... pleasure crafts.
Further up the road we made it to the town center then walked a few blocks around the main streets to get the feel of this old small town. On the road leading back to the car we found a quaint little bar with outside seating. Sini bought me my first birthday beer. It had been a great 5 mile hike and it was time to head home. We decided to have a delicious meal at our campsite rather than go out to dinner tonight. While stopped at ...
I gave myself a bit of a sleep in to make up for my early start the day before. I had been talking to my work colleague Aiden Seeley the previous few days as one of my work planes was flying into Oklahoma City and they were planning to drive from there to Dallas and I was going to meet them there. But when they arrived, they didn't have a car to get to Dallas, so I was considering waking up early and driving the 9 hours all the way back up to Oklahoma. That fell through as well ...
... and northern Mississippi, along with rumours of drunkenness and obstinacy. His march to Vicksburg had particularly heavy casualties for both sides.
The casualties on the 22nd were still on the field on 24th so a truce was called for 2.5 hrs, to clear the dead and wounded. During this truce many from both sides played cards and swapped stories about previous battles. There was even an exchange of letters from Northern people for the friends/relatives ...