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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Sesquicentennial Program Series Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Raymond

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Date: May 10, 2013
Contact: Tim Kavanaugh, 601-619-2908

On Sunday, May 12, 2013, Vicksburg National Military Park will present a special Sesquicentennial ranger program on the Battle of Raymond from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center on Clay Street.

Ranger Will Wilson will be presenting the program on this often overlooked battle of the Vicksburg Campaign. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

The event is open to the public and free of charge. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.

Come learn more about Civil War history and the Vicksburg Campaign during the Sesquicentennial observance at Vicksburg National Military Park.

For more information on this and upcoming Sesquicentennial programs, please check the park website at http://www.nps.gov/vick/planyourvisit/events.htm or call 601-636-0583.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.