• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

13th Wisconsin Infantry, Company D

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was posted at Hickman, Kentucky, and was attached to Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Edgar W. Blake. The Company was later assigned to Fort Donelson.

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.