58th Illinois Infantry
This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Napoleon B. Buford's Post of Cairo, Illinois of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Col. William F. Lynch.
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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.