• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Brigadier General Isham Garrott

Isham Warren Garrott, Col.

Cost: Donated by son, John F. Garrott

Sculptor: William Couper

Erected: June 1909

Location: South Loop,

Confederate Avenue

across from Fort Garrott (tour stop 14)

Bust of Confederate Brigadier General Isham W. Garrott
Brig. Gen. Isham Garrott
NPS Photo

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.