• 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?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."