• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Goods & Services

Eastern National, a regional cooperating association, partners with Vicksburg National Military Park to provide bookstore operations in the park's Visitor Center on Clay Street, and the USS Cairo Museum located halfway through the park tour.

In addition, the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau provides visitors with city and area information, and assists with licensed park guide reservations and tours.

Although there are no commercial or vending services inside the park, these can be found locally in the surrounding Vicksburg area. Check with the desk rangers for specific locations of these services.

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.