• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Robert Richardson

Col. Robert Richardson, bronze relief portrait

Col. Robert Richardson, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Donated
by the state of Louisiana

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1911

Location: Confederate Avenue,
550 yards west of Graveyard Road

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."