• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Colonel Thomas P. Dockery

Colonel Thomas P. Dockery
Colonel Thomas P. Dockery
NPS Image
 

Cost (by Federal Government): $227.25 bronze

Sculptor: Victor S. Holm

Erected: February 1915

Location: 75 yards north of Missouri 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.