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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

43d Mississippi Infantry

43d Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

43d Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue 300 yards north of Pemberton Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Richard Harrison. A battalion of the regiment was attached to Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. M. Pounds. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 870, 965, and 1151.]
 
43d Mississippi Infantry Marker
43d 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.