Vicksburg National Military Park will Present Sesquicentennial Programs Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the 'Battle of the Crater'
Contact: Tim Kavanaugh, 601-619-2908
As part of Vicksburg National Military Park's ongoing observances and commemorations of the Sesquicentennial of the Siege of Vicksburg, the park will present a special ranger program on the Union Assaults against the 3rd Louisiana Redan at Vicksburg, as well as the science of siege operations, on Monday, June 24, 2013, from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the park's Visitor Center on Clay Street. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This event is open to the public and free of charge.
Did You Know?
The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.