• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Holden Putnam

Col. Holden Putnam, bronze relief portrait

Col. Holden Putnam, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $180 for bronze

by Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: May 1919

Location: Union Avenue,
125 yards south of Pemberton Avenue

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.