• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Caruther's Company Tennessee Heavy Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. A. Jackson, Jr.'s and Lt. Col. R. Sterling's 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, of Col. Edward Higgins' River Defense Batteries, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. J. B. Caruthers. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 873 and 968.]

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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.