1340 Monuments, Markers & Tablets
110,000 Individual Stories
150 Years of Vicksburg and Park History
were able to hire a private guide. What an
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Guest Feedback, 9/16/2014
Vicksburg National Military Park is the Art Park
of the World and one of the best marked
battlefields in the world. The campaign for
Vicksburg was the most complex amphibious operation
ever undertaken on American soil and one of the
largest in world history. It was the decisive
event of the American Civil War.
the military strategy was the intrigue and personal
battles within the leadership ranks on both sides
and the suffering behind the line in the Vicksburg
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about the Campaign for Vicksburg
Dr. F. Lamar McMillan, an
active Vicksburg Battlefield Guide and important
presence in Vicksburg historical preservation and
interpretation, passed away December 3, 2018, at his
home in Vicksburg.
“His career was medicine, but
his passion was history and preservation,
architecture; that was what he loved,” McMillin’s
wife, Carol, said. “He didn’t hunt or fish or golf;
he loved architecture and old houses and antiques.
He restored the house we live in, the Mary Harwood
House on Fort Hill Drive.”
His goal, she said, was the restoration of the
former Fleckstein-Coccaro grocery at 1501 Martin
Luther King Blvd., also known as Catherine’s Palace.
Lamar will be sorely missed by