• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. J. W. Whitfield

Brig. Gen. John W. Whitfield, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. John W. Whitfield, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: Unknown

Erected: 1917

Location: North Frontage Road
at junction of Washington Street

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.