|U.S. National Register of Historic Places|
|U.S. National Historic Landmark|
|Location:||1018 or 1020 Crawford Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi|
|Architectural style(s):||Greek Revival, Federal|
|Added to NRHP:||July 23, 1970|
|Designated NHL:||December 8, 1976|
Pemberton's Headquarters, also known as Willis-Cowan House, is a two-story brick house that served as the headquarters for Confederate General John C. Pemberton during most of the 47 day siege of Vicksburg, and the site where he decided to surrender the city to Ulysses S. Grant on July 4, 1863.
The historic house museum is part of Vicksburg National Military Park, and is located at 1018 or 1020 Crawford Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi. The house is open for tours on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer.
References[edit | edit source]
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.
- "Pemberton's Headquarters". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=938&ResourceType=Building. Retrieved 2007-10-23.
- Blanche Higgins Schroer (August, 1976). PDF (564 KB). National Park Service and PDF (1.86 MB)
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- Pemberton's Headquarters - Vicksburg National Military Park
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