• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

94th Illinois Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument is located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the lawn in front of Pemberton Plaza at Pemberton Blvd. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William W. Orme's 2nd Brigade of Maj. Gen. Francis J. Herron's unattached Division, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and was commanded by Col. John McNulta.

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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.