• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

5th Ohio Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, F, G, M

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Col. William H. Taylor and Capt. George H. Rader. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1141.]

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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.