• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

13th and 20th Consolidated Louisiana Infantry

13th and 20th Consolidated Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

13th and 20th Consolidated Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on Confederate Avenue at the Louisiana Memorial (Park Tour Stop 11). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel W. Adams Brigade, of Maj. Gen'l John C. Breckinridge's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. Thomas Shields, Col. Augustus Reichard, and Capt. E. M. Dudroca. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1149.]

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.