• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Capt. Louis Guion

Capt. Louis Guion, bronze relief portrait

Capt. Louis Guion, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $270 for bronze,
$280 pedestal

by daughter Mary Guion Boatner

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: March 1920

Location: Confederate Avenue,
200 yards west of Graveyard Road

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."