• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue

Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue

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Cost: Donated by James H. Procter,

Anne E. Rice and Emily P. Mandell

Sculptor: Frank E. Elwell

Erected: November 1912

Location: North Union Avenue,
100 yards south of Cairo Museum

 
Plaque at base of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele statue
Plaque at base of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele statue
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Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue, close up
Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele, bronze statue, close up
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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.