• 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?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.