• 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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.