• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

76th Ohio Infantry

Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 100 yards west of the Navy Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Charles R. Woods' 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. William B. Woods.

 
76th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
76th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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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.