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    Vicksburg

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Brigadier General Elias S. Dennis

General Elias S. Dennis
General Elias S. Dennis
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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?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.