• 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?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.