• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Miles' Louisiana Legion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. W. Q. R. Miles. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 251.]

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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.