• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

22d Ohio Infantry

Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.1 mile west of Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Jonathan Richmond's Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's Exterior Line, and commanded by Col. Oliver Wood. [Refer to Kimball of Indiana.]

 
22d Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
22d Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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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.