• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

25th Wisconsin Infantry

25th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

25th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument located on Grant Avenue, 100 yards east of Sherman Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Milton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line, and commanded by Lt. Col. Samuel J. Nasmith. [Refer to pages 719, 720 and 770, Volume 6 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

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.