• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Lieutenant General Stephen D. Lee

Stephen Dill Lee, Lt. Gen.

Cost: $6337

by donors from 27 states and Washington D.C.

$8000 total cost,

remainder made up by son Blewett Lee.

Sculptor: H.H. Kitson

Erected: June 1909

Location: 125 north of Alabama State Memorial

Statue of Lt. Gen. S. D. Lee
Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Lee
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.