• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

USS Cairo Gunboat

USS Cairo Gunboat

USS Cairo Gunboat

NPS Photo

USS Cairo

Ironclad River Gunboat: City Class

Commissioned: January 16, 1862

Torpedoed and Sunk: December 12, 1862

Raised: December 12, 1964
 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.