• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

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Monument and iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at (north) Illinois Circle on Hall's Ferry Road, north of Interstate 20. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army (Detachment) Corps, assigned to XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Silas A. Burnap.
 
7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery 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.