Lesson Plans & Teacher Guides
For over 100 years Vicksburg National Military Park has provided an excellent opportunity to explore the Campaign and Siege of Vicksburg, and the history of the Civil War in general. The materials provided in this Educators' Guide enhance this experience for children of all ages.
Come learn about this significant piece of history and experience your America!
TEACHING WITH MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:
ADDITIONAL LESSON PLANS
Did You Know?
The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.