• 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?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."