• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

McNally's [Arkansas] Battery, Shoup's Brigade

McNally's Battery Position Marker

McNally's Battery Position Marker

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue north of the Stockade Redan (Tour Stop #10). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Francis A. Shoup’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. Francis McNally. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 780, 870, and 966.]

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.