• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Eugene Erwin

Col. Eugene Erwin, bronze relief portrait

Col. Eugene Erwin, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $190 bronze,
$180 Pedestal

by Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1916

Located: Third Louisiana Redan,
tour stop 3

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.