• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

NPS Photo

Monument and iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at (north) Illinois Circle on Hall's Ferry Road, north of Interstate 20. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army (Detachment) Corps, assigned to XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Silas A. Burnap.
 
7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
7th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
NPS Photo

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.