• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Colonel Thomas P. Dockery

Colonel Thomas P. Dockery
Colonel Thomas P. Dockery
NPS Image
 

Cost (by Federal Government): $227.25 bronze

Sculptor: Victor S. Holm

Erected: February 1915

Location: 75 yards north of Missouri 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."