• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Capt. W. T. Rigby

Capt. William T. Rigby, bronze bust

Capt. William T. Rigby, bronze bust

NPS image

Capt. William T. Rigby,

First resident commissioner of Vicksburg National Military Park

Cost: Donated by family

Sculptor: H.H.Kitson

Erected: November 10, 1928

Location: South Loop,
Union Avenue, north of Tour Stop 15

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.