There is a fireplace near the front door adorned by a manikin in what appears to be some sort of a Civil War Uniform,
and a parlor with yet more manikins, a lady and her beau.
Vicksburg was the site of a major civil war battle. The siege, forty seven days long, was a turning point in the war. The Union Army led by General Grant, captured Vicksburg, gaining control of the Mississippi River.