• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy

Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: $555 for bronze,

$181.67 pedestal

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Solon H. Borghlum

Erected: March 1913

Location: South Loop, Confederate Avenue 100 yards south of Alabama State Memorial

 
Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy, bronze tablet
Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy, bronze tablet
NPS Image

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.