• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Randal McGavock

Col. Randal W. McGavock, bronze relief portrait

Col. Randal W. McGavock, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $250 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1919

Location: Confederate Avenue,
200 yards east of Fort Hill

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."