288***50During the Civil War, an important battle broke out in Vicksburg, which ended in the surrender of the Southern Army. The Northern Army thus occupied the Mississippi Valley, dividing the south into two halves. This park was on the battlefield of the year, with some weapons exhibitions and a cemetery.
288***50This is a cemetery built for the Northern Army soldiers who died in the Civil War. Thousands of corpses that were buried nearby were collected. There are several very large old trees in the cemetery, as well as several exquisite tombstones.