• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

48th Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Units Monument

Tennessee Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the south side of Confederate Avenue at the Tennessee Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Samuel B. Maxey's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. W.M. Voorhies. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]

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.