Saturday, December 14, 2013

12 Fascinating Civil War Sites-- Part 4

9. VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI-- Site of a 47-day siege can be seen on a 20-mile loop drive. Also the USS Cairo and its museum. DON'T MISS: Rusty's Riverfront Grill's Po' Boys and fried green tomatoes. //// 10. PETERSBURG AND APPOMATTOX, VIRGINIA-- Long siege and Robert E. lee's surrender. DON'T MISS: Poplar Forest, President Thomas Jefferson's place to escape crowds visiting his Montecello after his presidency. //// 11. CHICKAMAUGA, GEORGIA AND CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE--DON'T MISS: lAMAR'S for cocktails, fried chicken, old-school R&B, Christmas lights and velvet wall paper. //// 12. ANDERSONVILLE, GEORGIA-- 13,000 died there in just 14 months. DON'T MISS: President Jimmy Carter and peanuts in nearby Plains, Georgia. ////

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