• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Missouri Cavalry, Companies B, C, E, G

No marker

No Marker Placed

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These units were attached to the Post of Clinton, KY, of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, and commanded by Maj. Gustav Heinrichs. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1139.]

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.