• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

100th Indiana Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Sherman Circle. This unit was attached to Col. J. Mason Loomis' 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) and was commanded by Lt. Col. Albert Heath
 
Unit postion marker
Unit position marker
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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.