• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. Alexander Yates

Maj. Alexander Yates, bronze relief portrait

Maj. Alexander Yates, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Bronze donated by nephew Alexander Yates; pedestal
by the Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: October 1917

Location: Graveyard Road, northwest of Stockade Redan

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.