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Champion Hill

Champion's Hill, Bakers Creek

May 16, 1863

Hinds County, Mississippi

Large portions of this important battlefield are currently in an excellent state of preservation, including a number of wartime roads used by the armies in 1863. However, much of this land, including the summit of Champion Hill itself, is in private hands and visitors should respect posted signs.

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Essential To-Do List:
Champion Hill

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Stand at the Crossroads at Champion Hill

Union and Confederate forces fought a savage contest at this vital road juncture during the decisive battle of the Vicksburg Campaign.

Visit the Coker House at Champion Hill

This recently restored home is the sole remaining wartime structure on the Champion Hill battlefield.

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The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List for the 150th Anniversary features top suggestions for the tours, museums, books, movies and other activities that every true Civil War aficionado should seek out during the four-year sesquicentennial commemoration.

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The work of the Civil War Trust would not be possible without the tireless support of a wide variety of local and regional partner groups. We thank them for their assistance and dedication.

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