Old Douglas", the Confederate Camel. Buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery "Soldiers Rest", Vicksburg, MS. Old Douglas was the Mascot of the 43rd Ms Infantry. He served with the Unit until he was killed by a Union sharpshooter at Vicksburg. The marker reads: "Old Douglas was the faithful, patient camel of the 43rd Ms. Infantry Vols. CSA. Douglas was a Dromedary Camel, and was given to Col. Moore by Lt. Hargrove of Co. B._" - photo courtesy of Paula
State of Mississippi monument at Gettysburg
Photos, text, location and background history of the State of Mississippi monument at Gettysburg
Confederate Memorial Day As a “Line in the Sand”
I had a few hours to kill today so I decided to attend our annual UDC/SCV Memorial Day commemoration here in Charlottesville, Virginia. The ceremony is held at the Confederate cemetery at the Univ…
Confederate Memorial Day in the United States
Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States. It gives people a chance to honor and remember the Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s.