• 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?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.