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    National Military Park Mississippi

13th Battalion Louisiana Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, of Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Col. Frank A. Bartlett. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1205.]

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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.