Visit the Vicksburg National Military Park, here the historic civil war battle was fought and the fort was held under siege for 47 long days. Learn and be inspired by this unique park. The park also has the USS Cairo Museum, home to the 500 ton USS Cairo along with other first of their kind Gunboats. Learn about the massive boats and how they battled each other and the damage they caused, Learn about the advances and how it helped win the war. Come visit the monuments and memorials that are dedicated to stand as a reminder of those who fought for our nation.