• 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?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.