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    National Military Park Mississippi

Brigadier General Nathan G. Evans

Nathan G. Evans
General Nathan G. Evans
NPS Image

Nathan G. Evans, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $675 for bronze,

$225 pedestal by Federal Government

Sculptor: Louis Millione

Erected: May 1914

Location: South Confederate Avenue,

50 yards south of South Carolina State Memorial,

near Vicksburg High School

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."