• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

General John Forney

General John Forney
General John Forney
NPS Image
 

John H. Forney, Maj. Gen.

Cost: Several donations

Sculptor: Steffen Thomas

Erected: July 19, 1951

Location: Confederate Avenue,

250 yards north of Mississippi State Memorial

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."