• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery [Battery D]

Capt. George W. Durell

Capt. George W. Durell

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Listed on the Pennsylvania State Memorial. The unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Thomas Welsh's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and commanded by Capt. George W. Durell. The company was transferred from Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on 25 June 1863.
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial
Pennsylvania State Memorial
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Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
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Did You Know?

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.