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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Black History Month - Third U.S. Colored Cavalry

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Date: February 10, 2014
Contact: David Slay, 601-636-0583

On Saturday evening, February 15, 2014, Dr. David Slay will present a program on the Third U.S. Colored Cavalry and the battle of Yazoo City, which took place on March 5, 1864.

The program will be held at 7:00 pm in the Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center auditorium, and will last approximately one hour, followed by a question and answer period. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This event is open to the public and is free of charge.

For more information, call Vicksburg National Military Park at 601-636-0583, or check the park web site at www.nps.gov/vick, or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/vicksburgnmp.nps .

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.