Memorial Day Weekend Concert Information
VNMP is hosting 3 outdoor concerts at the Clay Street Visitor Center, May 24, 25, & 26. The VC parking lot will close at 5:00pm those days and NO on-site parking will be allowed. Click 'More' for detailed parking information. More »
Celebrate Junior Ranger Day April 23rd at Vicksburg National Military Park
Contact: Tim Kavanaugh, 601-636-0583
The staff at Vicksburg National Military Park invites the public to a celebration of National Park Week 2011 and Junior Ranger Day.
Did You Know?
The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.