• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

11th New Hampshire Infantry

New Hampshire State Memorial

New Hampshire State Memorial

NPS Photo

Listed on the New Hampshire State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Edward Ferrero's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2d 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. Moses N. Collins. [Refer to Griffin of New Hampshire.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."