• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

No Marker Sited

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Lt. Galen E. Green. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1141.]

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.