• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. William F. Vilas

Lt. Col. William F. Vilas, bronze statue closeup

Lt. Col. William F. Vilas, bronze statue closeup

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Lt. Col. William F. Vilas,

Cost: $18,000
by widow

Sculptor: Adolph A. Weinman

Erected: December 1912

Location: South Loop Intersection,
100 yards north of Visitor Center

 
Lt. Col. William F. Vilas, bronze statue
Lt. Col. William F. Vilas, bronze statue
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."