• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Hill's Company Partisan Rangers

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Col. William T. Withers' Provisional Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's 2d Military District, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. A.P. Hill. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225.]

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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.