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?
The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.