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 USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.