• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. John Gregg

Brig. Gen. John Gregg, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. John Gregg, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: $555 bronze,
pedestal $220

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Solon H. Borghlum

Erected: January 1914

Location: Melborne Place,
northwest of Texas State Memorial

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."