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Mississippi National Parks

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

The Confederate cavalry was employed with extraordinary skill here during the battle of June 10, 1864.

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Located in both Florida and Mississippi, the offshore islands feature beaches, historic forts, and nature trails.

Natchez National Historical Park

Interprets the history of Natchez, Mississippi, a commercial, cultural, and social center of the "cotton belt" and antebellum South.

Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail

Parallels the Natchez Trace Parkway, which commemorates the original Natchez Trace, an ancient path that began as a series of animal tracks and Native American trails.

Natchez Trace Parkway

Historic route generally follows the old Indian trace, or trail, between Nashville, Tennessee, and Natchez, Mississippi.

Tupelo National Battlefield

Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest tried to cut the railroad supplying the Unions march on Atlanta here on July 13-14, 1864.

Vicksburg National Military Park

Commemorates one of the most decisive battles of the Civil War -- the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg - from March 29 to July 4, 1863.

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