• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Brigadier General William E. Baldwin

Brigadier General William E. Baldwin

Brigadier General William E. Baldwin

NPS Photo

Cost (by Federal Government): Bust $562.50
Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson
Erected: 1915
Location: North Confederate Avenue 250 yards west of Tennessee 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.