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    National Military Park Mississippi

Park Site Bulletins (Printer Friendly PDF)

The Vicksburg Campaign

Order of Battle
Vicksburg - The "Fortress City"
The Widow Blakely
Under Siege (Vicksburg's Citizens)
To Catch the Rabbit... (Vicksburg's Surrender)
Fortress City (rack card)

Did You Know?

Old Douglas Headstone, Cedar Hill Cemetery

The 43d Mississippi Infantry's mascot, Douglas the Camel, remained with the regiment until Vicksburg where he was killed by Union sharpshooters. Douglas is honored with his own grave marker in Vicksburg's Cedar Hill Cemetery.