Host Rich Panter gives a brief tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Vicksburg was the site of a siege during the American Civil War. The siege resulted in a crucial Union victory; splitting the Confederacy in two, with control of the Mississippi River.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes of the experiences of marginalized groups such as African Americans, Native Americans and women, as the U.S. expanded westward and grappled with the development of new states.