Foto Friday --Illinois memorial at Vicksburg

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For a sense of scale, photo taken while being built
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Okay, I'll play - one of my favorite monuments, but once you've photographed it like above, that's about it, isn't it? But how about some photos of within the landscape of the NMP - below, as seen from Battery DeGolyer:
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On a dark and threatening day back in July, 2013 during the 150th anniversary of the siege, along with the Shirley House at right:
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And seldom photographed, the no-man's land between the siege lines as seen from the monument steps during our 2019 CWT Gathering:
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