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    National Military Park Mississippi

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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?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.