• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. William Temple Withers

Col. William Temple Withers, bronze relief portrait

Col. William Temple Withers, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $2,000,

donated by family

Sculptor: Ricker

Erected: November 15, 1929

Location: Confederate Avenue,
225 yards north of Tour Stop 12

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."