The Windsor Ruins are located near the abandoned town of Bruinsburg, where Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's army crossed the Mississippi River from April 30-May 1, 1863, to begin the campaign for the capture of Vicksburg. The mansion was located along the route of Grant's army on its march inland toward Jackson. Union troops used the mansion as a hospital during the Civil War and so it was spared from burning. However, Windsor burned down due to an accidental fire in 1890.
Natchez, Mississippi | The home of a free African American entrepreneur and diarist in antebellum Natchez, the William Johnson House provides a unique opportunity to glimpse a seldom-interpreted part of Southern history.
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