• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

54th Indiana Infantry

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Monument is located on Union Avenue 250 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Also a marker designating a sharpshooter's line off Union Avenue in the woods behind Lauman's Bust at the straight section of the tour road beyond Park Tour Stop #15. This unit was attached to Col. Daniel W. Lindsey's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Fielding Mansfield.
 
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Did You Know?

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.