6th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Multiple monument located on Union Avenue, 400 yards south of Pemberton Avenue. This unit was attached to Captains Frank C. Sands' and Henry Dillon's Artillery Command of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby's and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Henry Dillon and Lt. Samuel F. Clark. [Refer to pages 79, 80, 82, 84 and 96, Volume 4 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
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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.