• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Cavalry, Companies B, D, L, M

Attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, XVI Army Corps District of Memphis and commanded by Capt. Franklin Moore.
Illinois Memorial
Illinois 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.