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36th Massachusetts Infantry

Massachusetts State Memorial

Massachusetts State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Henry Bowman's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welch's 1st 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 Welsh of Pennsylvania.]
 
Massachusetts State Memorial
Massachusetts State Memorial
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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.