• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

35th Missouri Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. William E. McLean's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Frederick Salomon's 13th Division, of Maj. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss' District of Eastern Arkansas, Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. Horace Fitch. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1242.]

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.