• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Johnston's Company Texas Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This was an unattached unit to Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill's Post of Arkansas, and commanded by Capt. A. Johnston. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 419.]

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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.