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Colonel Skidmore Harris

Colonel Skidmore Harris
Colonel Skidmore Harris
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Skidmore Harris. Col.

Cost: $ 200.00 for bronze,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1919

Location: Confederate Avenue,

200 yards north of North Frontage road.

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.