Black History Month - Third U.S. Colored Cavalry
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.
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.