• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Things To Know Before You Come

Entrance Sign

Entrance Sign

NPS Photo

Vicksburg National Military Park is a special place of historical significance and natural beauty. The Visitor Center and USS Cairo Museum offer unique exhibits and artifacts, along with the opportunity to further explore the history of Vicksburg and the Civil War through literature and interpretive media available in the Eastern National Bookstores. Sixteen miles of tour road provide an exceptional view of the monuments and landscape, while walking routes provide hours of exercise enjoyment for the casual stroller or the serious hiker.

Did You Know?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.