(Willis-Cowan House)Built ca. 1835. Military headquarters of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton, who commanded the Confederate forces during the siege of Vicksburg. Here on July 3, 1863, the decision was made to surrender the city.
|Placed By||Mississippi Department of Archives and History|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 699699 N 3581046|
|Decimal Degrees||32.34851667, -90.87791667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 20.911', W 90° 52.675'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 20' 54.66" N, 90° 52' 40.5" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||601, 769|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1018 Crawford St, Vicksburg MS 39180, US|
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