• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. James Henry Jones

Col. James Henry Jones, bronze relief portrait

Col. James Henry Jones, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $300 for the bronze,
$82.50 for the pedestal by the family.

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1911

Location: Intersection Jackson Road and Confederate Ave.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."