• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

City Guards [Mississippi]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was an unattached organization in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 873 and 968.]

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.