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Brigadier General Elias S. Dennis

General Elias S. Dennis
General Elias S. Dennis
NPS Image

Elias S. Dennis, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $575 for bronze,

by the Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1915

Location: Grant Avenue,

125 yards west of Kansas 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."