• 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?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.