• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Maj. Gen. W. H. T. Walker

Maj. Gen. W. H. T. Walker, bronze bust

Maj. Gen. W. H. T. Walker, bronze bust

NPS Image

Cost: $565 for bronze,
$220 pedestal by Federal Government

Sculptor: T. A. R. Kitson

Erected: October 1913

Location: Clay Street,
200 yards west of Main Park Entrance

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.