Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
157th New York Infantry
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
—11th Corps —
300 yards in advance
of this position were
4 officers, 23 men - 27
8 officers, 158 men - 166
6 officers, 108 men - 144
total casualties 307
July 1st 1863.
(Right):The advance position is designated by a marker.
(Left):Mustered in September 19, 1862. Mustered out July 10, 1865.
Erected 1886 by State of New York.
Location. 39° 50.58′ N, 77° 13.879′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Carlisle Road (Pennsylvania Highway 34), on the right when traveling east on Howard Avenue. Click for map. Located 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. Eleventh Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Doles's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); 13th New York Independent Light Battery (about 500 feet away); 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 157th Regiment New York Volunteers. Also called "The Madison and Cortland Regiment." Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Two 157th New York Monuments. Blog entry detailing the two different regimental monuments. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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