• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. John E. Smith

Brig. Gen. John E. Smith, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. John E. Smith, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: Donated by the state of Illinois

Sculptor: George E. Ganiere

Erected: October 15, 1919

Location: Union Avenue,
Tour Stop 2

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."