• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Rhode Island Troops in the Vicksburg Campaign (US)

Rhode Island State Memorial

Rhode Island State Memorial

NPS Photo

Rhode Island Infantry

7th Rhode Island Infantry

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."