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    National Military Park Mississippi

11th Missouri Infantry - Union

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.3 miles west of Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Mower's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle's 3d Division, Maj. Genl's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Andrew J. Weber (killed 30 June 1863), Lt. Col. William L. Barnum and Maj. Eli Bowyer.

Erected on 5 Nov 1909, at a cost of $136 by W.L. Barnum.
Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

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.