• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Capt. Frederick E. Prime

Capt. Frederick Prime, bronze relief portrait

Capt. Frederick Prime, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $400 for bronze

by the Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson
(original stolen 1971)

Gary Predit (current-replacement)

Erected: January 1911

Replaced: 1976

Location: Grant Avenue,
25 yards north of Rhode Island State Memorial

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.