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

111th New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

2nd Corps

 
111th New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 111th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
111th New York Infantry.
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division
2nd Corps.

(Back):
111th New York Infantry
Arrived early morning July 2nd 1863, position near
Ziegler's Grove. Went to relief of 3rd Corps in afternooon;
took this position that evening and held it to close of battle.
Number engaged (8 companies) 390
Casualties
Killed 58 Wounded 177 Missing 14 Total 249
Recruited in Cayuga and Wayne Counties.
Mustered in at Auburn August 20, 1862.
Engagements - Bolivar Heights and all battles of 2nd
Corps from Gettysburg to Appomattox.
Total enrollment ——— 75 officers ——— 1730 men
Losses ——— Killed and died 12 officers, 394 men
Wounded ——— 26 officers, 531 men
Total 863
Mustered out June 5, 1865.

 
Erected 1891 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.925′ N, 77° 14.123′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located next to the Brian Farm Buildings on Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
111th New York Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
1893
2. 111th New York Infantry Marker
Photo taken during a reunion of the GAR
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); The Brian Farm (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 12th Regiment New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 107th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pettigrew's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish Line of 2nd Regiment Delaware Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 111th New York Infantry in the Civil War. A short discussion of the Regiment's service. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Close Up of Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Close Up of Statue
The soldier is captured in the act of cocking his weapon and bringing it to bear.
111th New York Line Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. 111th New York Line
Looking north along the stone wall toward the Brian Farm. The monument was receiving some much needed cleaning this day, and is partly blocked by the equipment. During the repulse of Longstreet's the Regiment defended here along the stone wall. In the foreground is the left flank marker.
111th New York Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. 111th New York Infantry Position
Another view of the 111th's position (without the cleaning equipment in place). In front of the Regiment's line was the Bryan barn. The left flank marker stone stands on the left of this view. The right flank stone is on the right side of the photo, below the road grade.
Right Flank of the 111th New York Line Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. Right Flank of the 111th New York Line
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,435 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by H. Richard Taylor of Tampa, Florida.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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