• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

General Winfield S. Featherston

General Winfield S. Featherston
General Winfield S. Featherston
NPS Image
 

W.S. Featherston, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $650 for bronze, by Federal Government

Sculptor: Edmund T. Quinn

Erected: April 1915

Location: South Confederate Avenue,

75 yards south of All Saints School

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."