• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

12th Texas Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James M. Hawes' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Col. Overton Young. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1204.]

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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.