• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Battery Michigan Light Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. John W. Fuller's 3d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Capt. George Robinson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1139 and 1140.]

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.