Bullet invented by the frenchman Claude Minie and used widely during the American Civil War. It's slow speed and soft lead manufacture led to it shattering bone upon impact and causing infection. Cox does this look familiar?
Battles and Casualties of the Civil War map Press the play button below to watch the war unfold over time. Drag the scrubber or click on the months and years to change the date range. Roll over the circles for more information on each battle. Casualties are defined as killed, wounded, missing and captured.
Old Douglas", the Confederate Camel. Buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery "Soldiers Rest", Vicksburg, MS. Old Douglas was the Mascot of the Ms Infantry. He served with the Unit until he was killed by a Union sharpshooter at Vicksburg. photo courtesy of Paula