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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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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.