Commemoration of the 151st Surrender Anniversary at the Park
Contact: Jake Koch, 601-636-0583
On Friday and Saturday, July 4 and 5, 2014, park staff and volunteers will offer special programming to commemorate the 151st Anniversary of the surrender of Fortress Vicksburg by General John C. Pemberton of the Confederate Army to General Ulysses S. Grant of the United States Army.
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.