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Colonel Skidmore Harris

Colonel Skidmore Harris
Colonel Skidmore Harris
NPS Image

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.

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."