• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

West Virginia Memorial

West Virginia Memorial
West Virginia Memorial
NPS Image
 

The state memorial for West Virginia represents the 4th West Virginia Infantry, and commemorates the regiment's commander, Major Arza M. Goodspeed. It is located on Union Avenue south of Graveyard Road.

Did You Know?

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.