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The home of Civil War General Stephen D. Lee was built in 1847 and is furnished with period pieces. Following the war, Lee became the first president of Mississippi A&M, now Mississippi State University. A preservationist, he was instrumental in establishing what would become Vicksburg National Military Park.
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