• 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?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."