111th Illinois Infantry
This unit was attached to Col. James S. Martin's Post of Paducah, KY, of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Maj. William M. Mabry. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1140.]
Did You Know?
Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.