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Pointe Coupee (Louisiana) Artillery, Company B

Point Coupee Artillery, Co. B Regimental Monument

Pointe Coupee Artillery, Co. B Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on old Jackson Road behind the Louisiana Memorial, near the entrance to the Beulah Cemetery (private). Also an iron tablet located on the north side of Baldwin Ferry Road, in front of the Anshe Chesed Synagogue. During the Yazoo Pass Expedition, this unit was assigned as an unattached organization to Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Confederate Forces. Afterwards the battery was attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Moore's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. William A. Davidson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594 and Volume III, pages 783, 871, and 966.]
Point Coupee Artillery, Co. B Tablets
Pointe Coupee Artillery, Co. B Tablets
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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.