• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

67th Indiana Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue near the Visitor Center parking area. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Ave. at the Jewish Cemetery; markers designating sharpshooter's lines within 100 feet of the Memorial Arch, on Confederate Avenue opposite the Jewish Cemetery, and a marker designating the camp site located 10 feet west of the Memorial Arch. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Burbridge's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Col. Theodore F. Buehler.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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unit position marker
Unit position marker
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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.