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    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Battery Michigan Light Artillery

Unit positions tablet

Michigan Units Monument

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Multiple monument located on Union Avenue opposite the Michigan Memorial. Also, an iron tablet located on Union Avenue south of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was attached to Capt. Jacob T. Foster's Artillery Command, of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Charles H. Lamphere.
Unit position marker
7th Michigan Battery Tablet
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Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.