The Ambassador Hotel OKC

Visiting OKC and staying midtown at the Ambassador on walker st. Great room took a corner suite at $300 AUD A NIGHT. Cracker room and even better views from the seventh floor O Bar. Had a couple of Cervera Beers and now a Cab Sav and a combo plate of cheese and cold meats with … Continue reading The Ambassador Hotel OKC

USS Cairo

USS Cairo was one of the first American ironclad warships built at the beginning of the U.S. Civil War. Cairo was the lead ship of the City-class gunboats and named for Cairo, Illinois. In June 1862, she captured the Confederategarrison of Fort Pillow on the Mississippi, enabling Union forces to occupy Memphis. As part of the Yazoo Pass Expedition, she was sunk on 12 December 1862, while clearing mines for the attack on Haines Bluff. Cairo was the … Continue reading USS Cairo

Vicksburg, MS

Visited the Civil war site at Vicksburg today, quiet a large area bordering the river with the CSA back to the river and the Union Army on all it flanks, unfortunately I could not visit the entire site as the CSA encampments and monuments where closed due to erosion of the road the NPS. The … Continue reading Vicksburg, MS

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