• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

27th Michigan Infantry

Unit positions tablet

Michigan Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument on Union Avenue opposite the Michigan Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Henry Bowman's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welch's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line, and commanded by Col. Dorus M. Fox.

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.