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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Massachusetts Infantry

Massachusetts State Memorial

Massachusetts State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Benjamin C. Christ' 3rd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment) on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line and was commanded by Lt. Col. Joseph H. Barnes. [Refer to Potter of New York.]
 
Massachusetts State Memorial
Massachusetts State Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.