• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

9th Missouri Sharpshooter Battalion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Mosby M. Parson's 4th Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price's Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes' District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Maj. L. A. Pindall. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1243.]

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.