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Pictorial History, South Mississippi … WPA Mississippi Historical Research Project, 1936-1937

"A group of pictures reproduced from old Frank Leslie illustrated newspaper showing scenes drawn by staff artist from behind federal lines during the siege and at the surrender of Vicksburg July 4, 1863." Top left: "Siege of Vicksburg - General Sherman's fight with hand-grenades, June 13, from a sketch by our special artist, Fred. B. Schell." Top right: "Siege of Vicksburg - the fight in the crater of Fort Hill after the explosion, June 27 - from a sketch by our special artist, F. B. Schell." Center left: "The capture of Vicksburg - arrival of Admiral Porter's fleet at the levee on fourth July 1868. - sketched by Mr. Theo. R. Davis - [see page 487.]" Center right: "Our works before Vicksburg - Battery Powell. - sketched by Mr. Theodore R. Davis. - [see page 427.]" Bottom left: "Siege of Vicksburg - explosion of Hickenloper's mine under the rebel Fort Hill. - sketched from Battery Mcpherson, by Fred. B. Schell." Bottom right: "The siege of Vicksburg - blowing up the rebel Fort Hill. - sketched by Mr. Theodore R. Davis. - [see page 478.]"

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