• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Hurlbut's (Illinois) Battery Improvised

This unit formed part of Murray's 1st Brigade of Veatch's District of Memphis and was commanded by Lt. Albert Cudney.

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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.