• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Lt. Col. Melancthon Smith

Lt. Col. Melancthon Smith, bronze relief portrait

Lt. Col. Melancthon Smith, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: EC Crummer $80,
Mrs. Annie M. Chetlain (widow)
$100 pedestal $185,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1916

Location: Jackson Road
near the Third Louisiana Redan

Did You Know?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.