Sesquicentennial Program Series Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Raymond
Contact: Tim Kavanaugh, 601-619-2908
On Sunday, May 12, 2013, Vicksburg National Military Park will present a special Sesquicentennial ranger program on the Battle of Raymond from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center on Clay Street.
Did You Know?
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.