• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

34th Wisconsin Infantry [Companies A, G, I]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. George E. Waring's Post of Columbus, KY, of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. Henry Orff. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1139.]

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.