• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

15th Texas Cavalry [Dismounted]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. James Deshler's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill's Post of Arkansas, and commanded by Maj. V.P. Sanders. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 418.]

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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.