Vicksburg National Military Park works closely with the Friends of Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign to accept donations towards park projects and activities including historic tablet replacement and monument cleaning and preservation. For further information on how your contribution can help in preserving this significant resource, please check the Friends website at:
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.