• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Battery Missouri Artillery

3d Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

3d Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

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Marker located on Confederate Avenue east of the top of Thayer's Approach. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green's (killed in action 27 June 1863) and Col. Thomas P. Dockery's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded Capt. William E. Dawson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 645, and 688; and Volume III, pages 780, 781, 871, and 967.]

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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.