• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

General Winfield S. Featherston

General Winfield S. Featherston
General Winfield S. Featherston
NPS Image
 

W.S. Featherston, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $650 for bronze, by Federal Government

Sculptor: Edmund T. Quinn

Erected: April 1915

Location: South Confederate Avenue,

75 yards south of All Saints School

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.