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.
Vicksburg National Military Park to Hold Candlelight Tour on May 23, 2013
Contact: Ray Hamel, 601-636-2199
As part of the Sesquicentennial commemoration of the the Campaign and Siege of Vicksburg, Vicksburg National Military Park invites visitors to step back in time for an evening candlelight walk in Vicksburg National Cemetery. There, visitors will meet those that made the supreme sacrifice and shaped the story of our nation.
Tour Times: 7:00, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:30 and 9:00.
Did You Know?
There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.