• 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?

Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.