• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Charpentier's Alabama Battery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. Stephen Charpentier. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1151.]

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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.