• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Major General Samuel G. French

Confederate Major General Samuel G. French
General Samuel French
NPS Image

Samuel G. French, Maj. Gen.

Cost: $570 bronze, $208.91 pedestal

by Federal Government

Sculptor: R. Hinton Perry

Erected: April 1914

Location: North Frontage Road,

200 yards west of South Confederate Avenue

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.