• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Buckner's Battery Mississippi Light Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. H.C. Holt. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1143.]

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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.