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Civil War Events

Driving into Vicksburg, you immediately feel the Southern tradition that flows through the city’s veins. The city is rich in history, but especially Civil War history- from tours of graceful antebellum homes that stood proudly through the siege of Vicksburg battle to reenactments at landmarks and Union and Confederate cemeteries that honor the men from both the North and the South that fell during the war…there are events and ceremonies of all types here in Vicksburg. Whether you live here, or are just visiting- click through our listings below to see what’s going on next!


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Vicksburg National Military Park Living History

Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 4, 2015 · 9:00 AM

The Vicksburg National Military Park Living History Program is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Artillery and cannon programs are twice daily at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Rifle programs and other living history programs are spread throughout the day. Admission i...

National Park Service Founders Day

Aug 25, 2015

In honor of National Park Service Founders Day, the Vicksburg National Military Park will be offering free admission. The park entrance is located at 3201 Clay Street. For more information call 601-636-0583 or visit

National Public Lands Day

Sep 26, 2015

National Public Lands Day will begin at 8:00 am at The Vicksburg National Military Park, 3201 Clay Street. This is an opportunity to volunteer in park clean-up and beautification. For more information on this event call 601-636-0583 or visit www.nps....

Shadows of the Past

Oct 31, 2015 · 5:30 PM

The Vicksburg National Military Park presents Shadows of the Past tours at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, and 8:00 pm. As the autumn sun sets, those once here will return briefly to tell their stories. Step back in time for an evening candlelight walk...

Confederate Christmas Ball

Dec 12, 2015 · 7:30 PM

The Confederate Christmas Ball, formerly the Balfour Ball will be held from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the courtroom at the Old Court House Museum, 1008 Cherry Street. Period dress or Coat and Tie. Admission is $50 per couple, $25 individual. A wine buff...

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