History comes to life

Published 12:30 am Sunday, October 17, 2010

The demos will continue today, from 8 a.m. until noon, at Fort Garrott, tour stop No. 14 on the South Loop. The 9th Texas is portraying Waul’s Texas Legion, whose men counter-attacked Union troops at Vicksburg on May 22, 1863, thus forcing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant to hold the city for 47 days before its fall to Union forces. Park admission is $8 per vehicle.

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