• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. Wm Sooy Smith

Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: $555 for bronze,
$181.66 pedestal

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Solon H. Borglum

Erected: June 1913

Location: Grant Avenue

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.