• 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?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.