• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

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Michigan Memorial

Michigan Memorial

Michigan Memorial

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The Michigan State Memorial is located on Union Avenue at tour stop #1, Battery DeGolyer, milepost 1.2 of the park tour road. The memorial is made of White Bethel Granite and stands thirty-seven feet in height. It cost $10,000 and was dedicated on November 10, 1916. The sculptor was Herbert Adams. The design features a woman that signifies the Spirit of Michigan.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.