• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. Frederick N. Ogden

Maj. Frederick N. Ogden, bronze relief portrait

Maj. Frederick N. Ogden, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Donated by the state of Louisiana

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: 1921

Location: Louisiana Circle

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."