FALL OF DIXIE DIORAMA
FALL OF DIXIE diorama depicts the battle for
Vicksburg. This 250-square-foot layout of the battlefield
is manned by 2300 miniature soldiers.
View Unobstructed by Trees!
puffs of smoke rise from Confederate muskets as the Union
to make their way up the hills surrounding
Grant may not know what General Pemberton is up to and vice
versa, but you have the big picture. You are able to
quickly see the movements of two great Armies, several
different Corps and a multitude of divisions.
intent of the armies are clear.
battlefield, made of foam and twigs and peopled with plastic
warriors, is the brainchild of David Villere. He hand
painted the figures, taking about two days to just make a 4- by
4-inch diorama. Our diorama covers the entire
Vicksburg siege theater.
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can walk the entire national military park for days and days
and never reach the appreciation of its military genius or
an understanding of the military operations.
you trek the park in the heat, mosquitoes and redbugs, cut
your learning curve by starting with our diorama.