Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele
Cost: Donated by James H. Procter,
Anne E. Rice and Emily P. Mandell
Sculptor: Frank E. Elwell
Erected: November 1912
Location: North Union Avenue,
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."