• Created Date
  • 2008-10-29
  • Description
  • Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Visit of Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi, [for touring, participation in events highlighting the restoration project--funded jointly by the National Park Service and the Friends of the Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign, as part of the National Park Centennial Initiative--aimed at replacing interpretive battlefield markers and conserving... more
    Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Visit of Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi, [for touring, participation in events highlighting the restoration project--funded jointly by the National Park Service and the Friends of the Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign, as part of the National Park Centennial Initiative--aimed at replacing interpretive battlefield markers and conserving the array of bronze statuary and stone monuments at the Civil War site. Joining Secretary Kempthorne for the events, including the unveiling of the first group of 22 metal markers identifying the specific locations of various Union and Confederate artillery batteries during the siege and defense of Vicksburg, were National Park Service Director Mary Bomar, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Chairman John Nau III, and country music star Trace Adkins, among other dignitaries.] Photographer: Tami Heilemann--Interior Staff. less
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