• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Colonel John B. Sanborn

Colonel John B. Sanborn
Colonel John B. Sanborn
NPS Image
 

John. B. Sanborn, Col.

Cost: $615 for bronze

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: October 1914

Location: Union Avenue,

opposite of Minnesota State Memorial

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."