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    Vicksburg

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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 is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."