• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. David Shunk

Col. David Shunk, bronze relief portrait

Col. David Shunk, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $227.25 for bronze

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Victor S. Holm

Erected: August 1915

Location: South Loop,
Union Avenue,
25 yards south of the railroad

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.