• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Major Joseph W. Anderson

Major Joseph W. Anderson
Major Joseph W. Anderson
NPS Image
 

Cost (by Federal Government): $250 for bronze

Erected: May 17, 1919

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

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.