Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg was the site of one of the most important battles of the Civil War. The Vicksburg National Military Park includes the largest burial site for Union soldiers and sailors killed in the Civil War. The visitor center offers a 20-minute orientation film as well as examples of Confederate trenches, a hospital room and a Union officer’s tent. Outside the center, you’ll find a cannon display and a battle fortification exhibit. Historic monuments can be found throughout the park.