1st Battery Minnesota Light Artillery
This unit was attached to Maj. Thomas D. Maurice's Artillery Command, of Brig. Gen'ls John McArthur's and Thomas E.G. Ransom's 6th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Henry Hunter and Capt. William Z. Clayton.
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.