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 »
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?
The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.