• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

36th Iowa Infantry

Iowa State Memorial

Iowa State Memorial

NPS Image

This unit was attached to Col. Samuel A. Rice's 2nd 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 was commanded by Col. Charles Kitteridge.

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.