Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
“A Most Delightful Reunion”
"...among our own old comrades and those in gray, who were then separated from us by forts and embankments, big guns, and little guns –a most delightful reunion...
Wisconsin Delegation to the 1917 National Peace Jubilee
Campaign for Camaraderie
Over 8,000 veterans attended the 1917 National Peace Jubilee. The goal of this "operation" was to foster friendship and recognize what united them, they were once again citizens of a single nation.
Middle: Old soldiers shared stories and made new friends.Some even returned captured items.
Right: Veterans walked the battlefield to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice at Vicksburg.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° Touch for map. Located in front of the Iowa Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Battery A, (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michael K. Lawler (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Michael K. Lawler (about 400 feet away); Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (about 600 feet away); Peter J· Osterhaus (about 600 feet away); Eugene A. Carr (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois 99th Infantry. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois 33D Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on December 18, 2017, by T. Patton of Jefferson, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.