Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.
Civil War: The Untold Story
Contact: Rick Martin, Chief of Operations, 601-619-2905
A FREE sneak-peek screening of Civil War: The Untold Story,will be shown at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center on Thursday, March 20, 2014,at 7:00 PM. The showing will feature Episode 3, River of Death, which focuses on the 1863 Siege of Vicksburg. The film screening will be followed by a Question & Answer period with filmmaker Chris Wheeler and the staff of Vicksburg National Military Park.
Civil War: The Untold Story,is a new 5-part documentary series narrated by Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) and produced for public television by Great Divide Pictures. Premiering nationally beginning April 1, 2014, and airing regionally on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (www.mpbonline.org), the series breaks new ground by examining the war through the lens of the Western Theater
Did You Know?
The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.