• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Henry Hudson Kitson

Henry Hudson Kitson

Henry Hudson Kitson

Union Brig. Gen. Ralph P. Buckland (bust) 1915

Confederate President Jefferson Davis (statue) 1927

Iowa State Memorial (six relief panels completed 1906; equestrian statue completed 1912)
Dedicated November 15, 1906

Iowa Governor Samuel J. Kirkwood (bust) 1928

Union Col. Mortimer D. Leggett (relief portrait) 1911

Confederate Brig. Gen. Stephen D. Lee (statue) 1909
(First chairman of the Vicksburg NMP Commission)

Union Maj. Gustavus Lightfoot (relief portrait) 1914

Union Adm. David Glasgow Farragut (statue on Navy Monument) 1917

Union Capt. William T. Rigby (bust) 1928
(Resident Commissioner of VNMP 1899-1929)

Union Lt. Cmdr. Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr. (bust) 1913

Confederate Maj. Gen. Martin L. Smith (bust) 1911

Did You Know?

Old Douglas Headstone, Cedar Hill Cemetery

The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.