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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

40th Mississippi Infantry

40th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

40th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue opposite the Mississippi Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Moore's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. W.B. Colbert. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 226 and 593; and Volume III, pages 871 and 966.]
 
40th Mississippi Infantry Marker
40th Mississippi Infantry Marker
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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.