• 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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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.