In August 2021, I had the chance to visit Vicksburg National Military Park and took the opportunity to shoot some video footage while I was out and about. It’s not a comprehensive tour–parts of the park were closed and I had a flight to catch in Jackson, so I couldn’t stay as long as I would have liked. That said, I did get to enjoy the park and visit some cool spots.
One hundred and fifty-nine years ago right now, the two armies were settled into a 47-day siege. I thought a great way to commemorate that event this year would be to take you along on my quick (12-minute) video tour: