• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Michigan Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Edward Hatch's 2d Brigade, of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division, of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, headquartered at LaGrange, TN, and commanded by Lt. Col. Gilbert Moyers. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1141 and 1142.]

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.