Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Officers' Quarters - USS Cairo
The captain's quarters were directly behind the paddle wheel. This part of Cairo was lost during the salvage operation.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 32° 22.561′ N, 90° 51.989′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paddle Wheel - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Steering an Ironclad - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); Wheelhouse - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); The USS CairoU.S.S. Cairo Engine and Boilers (a few steps from this marker); Full Steam Ahead! (a few steps from this marker); The Skylights (a few steps from this marker); Chimneys - USS Cairo (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the USS Cairo. (Submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.