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Memorial Day services held at Vicksburg National Military Park

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Flooding did not interfere with Memorial Day celebrations at one of the nation's most historic battlefields.

The Vicksburg National Military Park took spectators back in time to remember the Americans that fell on battlefields across the globe. In the program, Military Through The Ages, visitors were introduced to soldiers from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War II, as-well-as the Conflicts in Korea and Vietnam.

"Just to give folks on Memorial Day weekend, which is designed to give us pause and think about the sacrifices of America's fighting men and women a chance to actually look at some of the equipment, the tools, and the weapons and the uniforms of some of the men who fought for our country in the past," said Tim Kavanaugh with the Vicksburg National Military Park.

Memorial Day celebrations continue in Vicksburg on Monday.

A wreath will be laid on the grave of an unknown soldier.

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