• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Park Day 2008 Workday

Park Workday 2008
Park 2008 Workday
Virginia DuBowy, Natural Resource Manger

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News Release Date: April 15, 2008
Contact: Virginia DuBowy, Natural Resource Manger, 601-636-0583

Despite the stormy day on Friday, Volunteers went ahead with the schedule workday Saturday, April 5 at the Park.  About 30 people, including teens, worked to paint 15 to 20 carriages.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."