• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Lt. Francis G. Obenchain

Lt. Francis G. Obenchain, bronze bust

Lt. Francis G. Obenchain, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: Donated by his daughters

Sculptor: F.C. Hibbard

Erected: 1915

Location: Intersection of South Confederate Avenue and North Frontage Road

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.