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Vicksburg National Monument

Vicksburg, MS
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Another awesome monument we thoroughly enjoyed seeing.

Well maintained monument that served to remind us of the greatness of our beautiful country, in... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Matthew S
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Dallas, United States
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This is a very special monument. I was happy that I could go inside and see its beauty. It gives... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Caleb J
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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Rent an audio tape and it will guide you through the parks interesting sites.
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Well maintained monument that served to remind us of the greatness of our beautiful country, in SPITE of all the people who nowadays seem to want to tear this great nation down!

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a very special monument. I was happy that I could go inside and see its beauty. It gives you more understanding about how big the Battle of Vicksburg really was.

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is the "ILLINIOS MEMORIAL" not sure why it is listed as it is. This imposing edifice looks over the battlefield adjacent to the Shirley House. This memorial has all the names of those soldiers from Illinois who fought during the seige of Vicksburg. This...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The states provided monuments to honor the men that fought at Vicksburg. Some of monuments showed the positions occupied by state military units and others honored their leaders. Very large monuments were provided by many states to honor all those that served in the battle/siege.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

As a fan of the world's greatest Navy, I was spellbound by the USS Cairo and the associated museum. The surrounding battlefield-which is the point of Vicksburg-causes somber reflection. No US history or military buff should miss visiting Vicksburg.

Thank PSU1985
Reviewed 14 April 2017

On our bike trip docent , Morgan Gates, historian with the park, was our guide through the park. Spectacular day with thorough review of the historical implications and how the results affected all the people involved.

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a stop on the tour of the Vicksburg National Military Park. It is a tribute to the soldiers from Illinois. It's beautiful. It is one of the largest in the park.

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I am not sure why they are calling this the "Vicksburg National Monument" when it is actually the Illinois Monument erected by the state of Illinois to commemorate the Illinois soldiers who fought here during the battle and siege of Vicksburg in 1863. It is...More

Thank OBIDOCRL
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Our family saw the Illinois Memorial while visiting Vicksburg National Military Park. It is stop number 2 on the campaign trail road through the park. It is the largest monument in the park and the most impressive civil war monument that I have seen. There...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful tile work on floor. Good memorial to those fallen soldiers displayed by infantry. The roof is open to the sky so you might find yourself trying to figure out how it doesn't fill with water when it rains .Awesome echo inside the memorial-bring your...More

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