• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Iowa Infantry

Unit position markers

Unit position markers

NPS Image

Monument located on the hill east of the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and John Allen Street. This unit was attached to Col. Isaac C. Pugh's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army (Detachment) Corps, assigned to XIII Army Corps and commanded by Col. Aaron Brown.

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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.