• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

6th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located at Sherman Circle. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) and was commanded by Capt. Michael Mueller.
 
 
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.