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Vicksburg National Military Park


  • Address: 3201 Clay St
  • Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Open All Year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
  • Phone: (601) 636-0583
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1863/00/00 Archibald Carlisle McKinley Confederate Soldier 1st Lieutenant Archibald McKinley is severely wounded at Vicksburg Siege of Vicksburg
1863/05/18 Judge Daniel Webster Union commander Captain Daniel Webster commands the 1st Wisconsin Battery of light artillery at the Siege of Vicksburg Siege of Vicksburg
1863/05/20 Robert Parker Parrott Artillery Inventor US 12th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery serves 4 10-pound Parrott Rifles in positions near the Jackson Road from May 20 to about May 31. One section severed two of them in this work until the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg
1863/05/20 Ellis Shopbell Union Artillery US 12th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery serves 4 10-pound Parrott Rifles in positions near the Jackson Road from May 20 to about May 31. One section severed two of them in this work until the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg
1863/05/22 Lewis Franklin Phillips Union Corporal 2nd Battery Iowa Light Artillery lays siege to Vicksburg, Monument located on Graveyard Rd 100 yards w of Union Ave Siege of Vicksburg

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Particulars for Vicksburg National Military Park:
Military Event American Civil War
Area of Significance Art
Historic Use Battle site
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Owner Federal
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Vicksburg National Military Park
Registry Address: N and E of Vicksburg
Registry Number: 66000100
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Area in Acres: 1869
Contributing Buildings: 4
Contributing Sites: 2
Contributing Structures: 11
Non-Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 1400
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Military Park
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Art
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1863
Associated People: Multiple
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Battle site
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art) Park Monument, Marker

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