• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

33d Missouri Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Samuel A. Rice's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Frederick Salomon's 13th Division, of Maj. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss' District of Eastern Arkansas, Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. William H. Heath. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1242.]

Did You Know?

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.