2015 - Vicksburg Natchez - 1000Places
The house's actual appearance was a mystery (and possibly part of its attraction) until this drawing was discovered 130 years after the fire in the diary of a Civil War officer. The Union officer likely sketched the home while camped on the grounds during Grant's march to Vicksburg.

The house's actual appearance was a mystery (and possibly part of its attraction) until this drawing was discovered 130 years after the fire in the diary of a Civil War officer. The Union officer likely sketched the home while camped on the grounds during Grant's march to Vicksburg.