• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Lt. Col. Pembroke Senteny

Lt. Col. Pembroke S. Senteny, bronze relief portrait

Lt. Col. Pembroke S. Senteny, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $270 for bronze,

by E.J. Bomer
of Vicksburg

Erected: June 1920

Location: Third Louisiana Redan

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."