• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

51st New York Infantry

New York State Memorial

New York State Memorial

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Listed on the New York State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Edward Ferrero's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment) on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and commanded by Col. Charles W. Legendre.
 
New York State Memorial Plaque
New York State Memorial Plaque
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.