• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Admiral David Dixon Porter

Admiral David Dixon Porter, bronze statue

Admiral David Dixon Porter, bronze statue

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ADMIRAL DAVID DIXON PORTER

Cost: 4 statues and
Navy Monument, $105,500

Sculptors-$38,000,
Tablets $490,
Travel $51,
by the Federal Government

Sculptor: Lorado Taft

Erected: December 1911

Location: North Union Avenue,
Tour Stop 7

 
bronze tablet
David Dixon Porter, bronze tablet
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.