• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. James R. Slack

Col. James R. Slack, bronze relief portrait

Col. James R. Slack, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Donated by Adolph A. Weinman, Sculptor

Erected: January 17, 1912

Location: South Loop,
Union Avenue, north of Tour Stop 15

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.