• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Brig. Gen. Marcellus M. Crocker

Brig. Gen. Marcellus M. Crocker, bronze bust

Brig. Gen. Marcellus M. Crocker, bronze bust

NPS Image

Marcellus M. Crocker, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $565 for bronze, $181.66 pedestal

by the Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: March 1913

Location: Union Avenue,
75 yards east of Wisconsin State Memorial

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.