• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. William Wade

Col. William Wade, bronze relief portrait

Col. William Wade, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $300 for bronze,

by Missouri Red Granite Co.

Sculptor: Frank E. Elwell

Erected: 1911

Location: Confederate Avenue,
275 yards west of Stockade Redan

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.