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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

43rd Indiana Infantry

Indiana State Memorial

Indiana State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. William E. McLean's 1st 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 was commanded by Lt. Col. John C. Major.

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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.