14th Mississippi Battalion Light Artillery, Company C
Monument located on Confederate Avenue at Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). This unit manned guns on Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming's sector of the Vicksburg Perimeter Defensive Lines.
Did You Know?
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.