• View from Battery DeGolyer

    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?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.