• 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?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."