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    National Military Park Mississippi

34th Georgia Infantry

34th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

34th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the west side of Mission 66, approximately 0.1 mile south of Indiana Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming’s 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. James A.W. Johnson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644 and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]
34th Georgia Infantry Tablet
34th Georgia Infantry Marker
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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.