• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. Daniel Leasure

Col. Daniel Leasure

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Listed on the Pennsylvania State Memorial. The unit was attached to Col. Daniel Leasure's 3d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welsh's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and commanded by Lt. Col. Matthew M. Dawson. The regiment landed at Snyder's Bluff and moved to Milldale, then to Flower Hill Church where they were located on 4 July 1863.
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial
Pennsylvania State Memorial
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Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
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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.