• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. John P. Hartranft

Col. John P. Hartranft

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Listed on the Pennsylvania State Memorial. The unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Edward Ferrero's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and commanded by Col. John P. Hartranft.
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial
Pennsylvania State Memorial
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Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
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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.