• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

79th New York Infantry

New York State Memorial

New York State Memorial

NPS Photo

Listed on the New York State Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Daniel Leasure's 3d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welsh's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment) on Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and commanded by Col. David Morrison.
 
New York State Memorial Plaque
New York 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.