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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?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.