• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Major General William W. Loring

General William W. Loring
General William W. Loring
NPS Image
 

William W. Loring, Maj. Gen.

Cost: $1500 bronze, $198 pedestal

by Federal Government

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: February 1911

Location: South Confederate Avenue,

325 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.