• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

23d South Carolina Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

Listed on the South Carolina State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. H. L. Benbow and Capt. John M. Kinloch. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]
 
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
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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.