Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.
4th Minnesota Infantry
This unit was attached to Col. John B. Sanborn's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. John E. Tourtellotte.
Did You Know?
Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.