• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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Top - Confederate Commanders (left to right): Pemberton, Bowen, Smith, Van Dorn, Tracy, Johnston
Bottom - Union Commanders (left to right): Grant, Sherman, Porter, McPherson, Logan, McClernand
Top - Confederate Commanders (left to right): Pemberton, Bowen, Smith, Van Dorn, Tracy, Johnston
Bottom - Union Commanders (left to right): Grant, Sherman, Porter, McPherson, Logan, McClernand
 
 
Battery Hickenlooper
Battery Hickenlooper
 
 
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Left to right: Emma Balfour, Varina Davis, Alice Shirley Eaton, Almeda Summer Butler Hart, Jenny Hodgers, Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson

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.