• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

11th Tennessee Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's Cavalry Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn's Cavalry Corps, Col. Philip D. Roddey's District of North Alabama, in Gen. Braxton Bragg's Department of Tennessee (15 April 1863 - 8 May 1863), and commanded by Col. H.A. Edmondson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 252.]

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USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.