Lessons plans and guides provided on this site are available for download to educators wishing to present an in-depth study of the Campaign and Siege of Vicksburg and Civil War history.
Vicksburg National Military Park is proud to be able to provide school programs and materials to enhance the experience and enjoyment of this significant resource for current and future generations.
Did You Know?
Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.