• 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?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.