• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Halderman's Battery Texas Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James M. Hawes' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Capt. Horace Halderman. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1205.]

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.