• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. B. H. Helm

Brig. Gen. Ben Hardin Helm, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. Ben Hardin Helm, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: $650 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Anton Schaaf

Erected: July 1914

Location: South Loop,
Kentucky Avenue, between Union and Confederate Avenues.

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.