• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. William W. Martin

Major William W. Martin, bronze relief portrait

Major William W. Martin, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $300 for the bronze,
by his family

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: December 1911

Location: Confederate Avenue,
375 yards west of Graveyard Road.

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.