• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Tennessee Cavalry, Company C [Carter's]

Tennessee Cavalry Units Monument

Tennessee Cavalry/Infantry Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the east side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile south of Mulvihill Street. This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. R.S. Vandyke. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 873 and 965.]

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.