• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Colonel Francis M Cockrell

Cost: Donations

Sculptor: Newman

Erected: 1915

Location: Confederate Avenue, 75 yards west of Stockade Redan

Confederate Colonel Francis M. Cockrell
Col. Francis M. Cockrell
NPS Photo

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."