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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Kentucky Infantry [US]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Albert L. Lee (wounded 19 May 1863) and Col. James Keigwin's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Maj. Hugh W. Adams, Lt. Col. John Lucas, Col. Reuben May, and Capt. Elisha B. Treadway.
 
Kentucky State Memorial
Kentucky State Memorial
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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.