• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. John P. Hartranft

Col. John P. Hartranft

NPS Photo

Listed on the Pennsylvania State Memorial. The 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. John P. Hartranft.
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial
Pennsylvania State Memorial
NPS Photo
 
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
Pennsylvania State Memorial Plaque
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.