Grand Illumination Event Information
A Grand Illumination will be held on July 3 from 6-10 pm throughout VNMP. Tour road access is at the Clay St. entrance only and limited to motor vehicles. No pedestrians or bicyclists will be allowed during these hours. Click 'More' for further details. More »
Capt. Frederick E. Prime
Cost: $400 for bronze
by the Federal Government
Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson
Gary Predit (current-replacement)
Erected: January 1911
Location: Grant Avenue,
Did You Know?
On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."