• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Brigadier General Thomas H. Taylor

General Thomas H. Taylor
Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Taylor
NPS Image

Cost: $570 for bronze by Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: August 1915

Location: Mission 66 (old section of South Confederate Avenue), across the street from the Chamber of Commerce building

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."