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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?

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.