• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

22d Louisiana Infantry, Company A

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

During the Yazoo Pass Expedition, this unit was assigned as an unattached organization to Maj. Gen. William W. Loring's Confederate Forces, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Lt. J. E. Lambert. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594.]

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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.