Vicksburg National Cemetery

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Entrance to park.

Vicksburg National Cemetery has the distinction of having the largest number of Civil War interments of any national cemetery in the United States. Of the approximate 17,000 Union veterans, only 5,000 are known.

General summary of causalities March 29 to July 4, 1863.

Gettysburg Address

Monument erected April 13, 1874.












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