• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue

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Cost: Donated by James H. Procter,

Anne E. Rice and Emily P. Mandell

Sculptor: Frank E. Elwell

Erected: November 1912

Location: North Union Avenue,
100 yards south of Cairo Museum

 
Plaque at base of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele statue
Plaque at base of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele statue
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Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue, close up
Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue, close up
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Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.