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?
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.