This cemetery is right across from the Cairo riverboat exhibit within the Vicksburg Park Trail. You drive thru the one way narrow street and can view the many crosses and head stones of the Union soldiers killed during this battle.
The Vicksburg national Cemetery is one of those sights that you can look at, but to really appreciate it, understand there are thousands of graves, and a great deal of them are unmarked. It makes you really wonder about war and the effects on family.
The Vicksburg National Cemetery is a beautiful and serene place, where Oaks and other trees provide a welcome canopy of protection from the sun on a warm day. The oldest part of the cemetery has graves for the men, where they fell, from the north...更多
I loved visiting this cemetery and reading about the people buried here. It is truly a must-see if you are in Vicksburg. So many lives given for our country and the area is rich in history of the Civil War.
The grounds were well maintained. The staff was very helpful. You can tour the cemetery by car following a map they give you or by using your cell phone to receive additional information about each stop (free). Or you can spend $11 and purchase a...更多
Row upon row of mainly unidentified Union soldiers this cemetery has not had the grass cut in a long time , making the graves disappear. Having visited many other National cemeteries, they are much better taken care of. Perhaps because it is no longer open...更多