JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Five battlefield sites in Mississippi are scheduled to be cleaned up as part of the Civil War Trust's annual Park Day on April 6.
The five participating sites in Mississippi are: Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield Site, Baldwyn; Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center; Fort Massachusetts, Ocean Springs; Raymond Battlefield; and Vicksburg National Military Park.
Activities may range from raking leaves and hauling trash to painting signs and planting trees.
The annual event is part of a nationwide effort that includes more than 100 historic sites in 24 states
The Civil War Trust works to preserve endangered Civil War sites and to promote education and heritage tourism.