• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. Simon G. Griffin

Col. Simon G. Griffin, bronze relief portrait

Col. Simon G. Griffin, bronze relief tablet

NPS image

Simon G. Griffin, Col.

Cost: $200 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Anton Schaaf

Erected: October 1915

Location: Grant Circle,
25 yards north of Massachusetts State Memorial

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.