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?
In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.