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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • 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.

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September 12, 2014
Volunteers Needed for National Public Lands Day
On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Vicksburg National Military Park is seeking volunteers to help cut and clear brush and debris from the Bethlehem Cemetery, an historic African-American cemetery within the park’s interior.

August 18, 2014
Vicksburg National Military Park Prohibits Unmanned Aircraft
Superintendent Michael Madell announced today that he has issued a directive, effective immediately, that prohibits the use of unmanned aircraft (including drones) within the boundaries of Vicksburg National Military Park.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.