• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Leon D. Marks

Col. Leon Dawson Marks, bronze relief portrait

Col. Leon Dawson Marks, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Pedestal $ 92.30

by the state of Louisiana

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1910

Location: Confederate Avenue,
125 yards west of Stockade Redan

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.