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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?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.