• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brigadier General John M. Thayer

General John M. Thayer
General John M. Thayer
NPS Image
 

John M. Thayer, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $615 for bronze by Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: May 1915

Location: North Union Avenue,

200 yards west of Thayer's Approach,

Tour Stop 6

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.