• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

2d Alabama Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District (headquarters, Columbus, MS), of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. J. Cunningham and Capt. R. G. Earle. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 248 and Volume III, page 1143.]

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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.