• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

28th Mississippi Cavalry, Company I

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Col. William T. Withers' Provisional Cavalry Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's 2d Military District, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. W. H. Johnson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225.]

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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.