• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Col. James Henry Jones

Col. James Henry Jones, bronze relief portrait

Col. James Henry Jones, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $300 for the bronze,
$82.50 for the pedestal by the family.

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1911

Location: Intersection Jackson Road and Confederate Ave.

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.