• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Capt. Toby Hart

Capt. Toby Hart, bronze relief portrait

Capt. Toby Hart, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Donated by son, W.O. Hart

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: April 1921

Location: Louisiana Circle

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."