History & Culture

  • A black and white image of General Ulysses S Grant in uniform

    Read about the Troops and Commanders and how the war affected Women, Civilians and African Americans in the region.

  • The sun sets upon rows of graves at the National Cemetery

    Explore the places that make Vicksburg National Military Park unique.

  • A large monument in the battlefield in dayight
    Monuments and Memorials

    Learn more about the 1400+ monuments and memorials located in Vicksburg.

  • A black and white illustration depicts the war torn landscape
    The Campaign for Vicksburg

    For 18 months Union and Confederate Forces engaged each other all through the region as they positioned for control of Vicksburg.

  • A black and White Illustration depicts workers preparing items for siege
    The Siege of Vicksburg

    For 47 days, the Union General US Grant held the Confederate Army and city of Vicksburg under a hard and brutal siege.

  • The modern day USS Cairo under a protective tent
    The USS Cairo

    A part of the Brown Water Navy, the story of the USS Cairo helps explore the vital role the US Navy played in the campaign for Vicksburg.

Last updated: May 7, 2024

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