• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Jesse I. Alexander

Col. Jessie I. Alexander, bronze relief portrait

Col. Jesse I. Alexander

NPS Image

Jessie I. Alexander, Col.

Cost: $183 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: June 11, 1918

Location: Union Avenue,
50 yards south of Minnesota State Memorial

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.