• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Cell Phone Tours

Cell Phone Tour Instructions

Cell Phone Tour Instructions

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Cell Phone Driving Tour — Simply dial a specified number at each tour stop and hear a brief 30-second description of the site's significance. This option can be used along with the free park brochure and tour map. 'How-to' instructions are available at the main Visitor Center.

Cost: Free (any fees associated with your phone plan apply)
Average Driving Tour Time: 1.5-2.0 hours

Did You Know?

Old Douglas Headstone, Cedar Hill Cemetery

The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.