• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery [Battery D]

Capt. George W. Durell

Capt. George W. Durell

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Listed on the Pennsylvania State Memorial. The unit was attached to 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 Capt. George W. Durell. The company was transferred from Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on 25 June 1863.
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial
Pennsylvania State Memorial
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Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.