6th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Multiple monument located on Union Avenue, 400 yards south of Pemberton Avenue. This unit was attached to Captains Frank C. Sands' and Henry Dillon's Artillery Command of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby's and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Henry Dillon and Lt. Samuel F. Clark. [Refer to pages 79, 80, 82, 84 and 96, Volume 4 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
Did You Know?
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.