• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

22nd Kentucky Infantry

Kentucky State Memorial

Kentucky State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Daniel W. Lindsey's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Fielding Mansfield.

 
Kentucky State Memorial
Kentucky State Memorial
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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.