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    Vicksburg

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7th Iowa Infantry

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen'l Thomas W. Sweeny's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Col. Elliott W. Rice.

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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.