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 »
6th Illinois Cavalry
This unit was engaged in Col. Benjamin H. Grierson's Raid through Mississippi and was commanded by Lt. Col. Reuben Loomis. The unit was headquartered at Baton Rouge, LA.
Did You Know?
On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."