2011 Holiday Open House
Contact: David Slay, 601-636-2199
The Superintendent and staff of Vicksburg National Military Park would like to cordially invite the public to the annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 10, 2011, from 1:00 pm to 4:00pm.
Did You Know?
Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.