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    Vicksburg

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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
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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."