• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Legislation

Establishment Act (February 21, 1899)
Memorial Archway (July 11, 1919)
Rights-of-Way, VBTCo (March 15, 1928)
Easement/Public Highway (April 20, 1928)
Donation of Lands (October 9, 1940)
Exchange of Land (August 14, 1958)
Consolidate VNMP (June 4, 1963)
Restoration of Cairo (October 12, 1972)
Grant's Canal (May 18, 1990)
Pemberton's Headquarters (October 11, 2002)

Did You Know?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.