• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Park Orientation Movie

Title Screen
The 20-minute movie presentation entitled, "Here Brothers Fought," runs every 30 minutes in the Visitor Center Auditorium. The film describes the historical events of the Vicksburg campaign, providing visitors with an overview and better understanding of the park's resources prior to their tour.

The first movie begins at 8:05 am, then shows every hour and half-hour, with the final film beginning at 4:30 pm.
 
Visitor Center Auditorium Seating
 

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.