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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

154th New York Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

11th Corps

 
154th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 154th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
154th New York
Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division,
11th Corps,
July 1, 1863


(Left):
July 2nd and 3rd
occupied position
on East Cemetery Hill.


(Back):
Casualties.
Killed, Men 1,
Wounded, Officers 1, Men 20,
Captured or Missing,
Officers 9, Men 169,
Total 200,


(Right):
Died while prisoners,
42.

 
Erected 1890 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.108′ N, 77° 13.654′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Coster Avenue and North Stratton Street, on the right when traveling east on Coster Avenue. Click for map. Located on an extension off Victor Street, locally named Coster Avenue in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Coster Avenue Mural (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 134th Regiment New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Office of a President (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dwight D. Eisenhower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eddie Plank (1875-1926) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 154th New York at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Hardtack Regiment. Site dedicated to the 154th New York Regiment. Includes a wide view of the mural. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Back Inscription
Right Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Right Inscription
State Seal on the Front of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. State Seal on the Front of the Monument
154th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
7. 154th New York Infantry Monument
Looking back toward the monument, down Coster Avenue. The stone in the left foreground marks the right flank of the regiment in it's defensive line in front of the brickyard. The left flank marker is seen just beyond the regimental monument, near the Coster Brigade Tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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