• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Support Your Park

Friends of the Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign was created to help preserve the tangible reminders of bravery and perseverance of those that fought at Vicksburg. To become a member, make a donation, or learn more about the exciting projects and activities in support of Vicksburg National Military Park, please visit the Friends website at www.friendsofvicksburg.org.
Participate in the Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) program! Learn what opportunities are available for different volunteer activities in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Support Vicksburg National Military Park through your purchases at the Eastern National Bookstores located at the Visitor Center on Clay Street and the USS Cairo Museum on the park tour.

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.