• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Illinois Cavalry, Detachment

This unit was attached to Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division headquartered at Germantown, TN and was commanded by Lt. Col. Martin R. M. Wallace.
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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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.