Memorial Day Weekend Concert Information
VNMP is hosting 3 outdoor concerts at the Clay Street Visitor Center, May 24, 25, & 26. The VC parking lot will close at 5:00pm those days and NO on-site parking will be allowed. Click 'More' for detailed parking information. More »
1st Battalion, Engineer Regiment of the West [Missouri]
This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee, and commanded by Col. Josiah Bissell, Maj. William Tweeddale and Maj. Henry Flad. [Refer to pages 743 and 751, Volume 6 of the WPA Monumentation Books, and Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 472.]
Did You Know?
Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."