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 »
3rd Illinois Light Artillery
This unit was attached to the 3rd Division, District of Jackson [TN] of Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. Thomas F. Vaughan. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1142.]
Did You Know?
The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?