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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1860 Port Gibson
Grindstone Ford, Port Gibson vicinity, Mississippi, USA (Bayou Pierre)
Bridgemeister ID:1659
References:PTS2
Status:Removed, circa 1920's
Notes
  • Partially burned by retreating Confederate troops May 2nd, 1863 during the Vicksburg Campaign of the Civil War. Union troops extinquished the fire and quickly repaired the bridge.
  • Demolished, circa 1920's. Descriptions for the Vicksburg Campaign imply there may have been another suspension bridge in the Port Gibson area.

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