• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

South Carolina Troops in the Vicksburg Campaign (CS)

South Carolina State Memorial
South Carolina State Memorial
NPS Photo

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.