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93rd New York Infantry

 
 
93rd New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
1. 93rd New York Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
93d
New York
Infantry.
Head-quarter Guard,
Army of the Potomac,
July 2d and 3d, 1863.

(Back):
Mustered in Nov. 7th, 1861.
Mustered out June 29th, 1865.
Battles,
While in 2d. Brig, 3d. Div, 2d. Corps,
Wilderness - Petersburg
Spottsylvania - Deep Bottom
Po River - Poplar Spring Church
North Anna - Boydton Road
Cold Harbor - Sailors Creek
Appomattox.

 
Erected 1890 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.877′ N, 77° 13.921′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road (State Highway 134) and Hunt Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Taneytown Road. Click for map. Located on a walking trail extending between Cemetery Ridge and Meade's Headquarters, near the Leister House, 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. Companies E and I (a few steps from this marker); Oneida New York Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Lydia Leister Farm (within shouting distance
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
2. Back of Monument
of this marker); Headquarters of Major General George G. Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); Eighth U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Independent Battery, New York Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters of Brigadier General Henry Hunt (about 400 feet away); Catherine Guinn Farm (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 93rd New York Infantry Regiment. A history of the regiment's service. (Submitted on December 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
93rd New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. 93rd New York Infantry Monument
Markers near the Leister Farm Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
4. Markers near the Leister Farm
The 93rd New York Infantry marker is seen here on the right.
The Barn of the Leister Farm Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
5. The Barn of the Leister Farm
The 93rd, along with the other headquarters guard units, was also centered here. But with provost duties, detachments of the regiment were posted mostly to rear areas away from the main battle area.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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