• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Lawrence S. Ross

Col. Lawrence S. Ross, bronze relief portrait

Col. Lawrence S. Ross, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $200 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Anton Schaaf

Erected: September 1915

Location: Confederate Avenue,
100 yards west of Stouts Bayou Bridge

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.