• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate Colonel Allen Thomas

Allen Thomas, Col.

Cost: Donated by the state of Louisiana

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1919

Location: Confederate Avenue,

150 yards west of Graveyard Road
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Confederate Colonel Allen Thomas
Col. Allen Thomas
NPS Photo

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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.