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

10th New York Infantry

(National Zouaves)

 

2d Brigade, 3d Division, 2d Corps

 
10th New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 10th New York Infantry Monument
Note the drum atop a knapsack, draped with a flag on the top of the monument. The trefoil of the 2nd Corps appears on the top step of the monument.
Inscription. (Front):
10th
New York
Infantry
(National Zouaves)
2d Brigade,
3d Division,
2d Corps.
July 3d 1863.

(Back):
Mustered In April 27th, 1861.
At N.Y. City, For 2 Years.
Mustered Out May 7th, 1863.
Re-organized As 10th Battalion
New York Infantry
April 26th, 1863.
Mustered Out June 30th 1865.
—————
Held This Position
With 8 Officers and
90 Enlisted Men, As
Provost Guard,
Hays' Division,
During Pickett's Charge,
July 3rd, 1863.
Casualties,
Killed 2, Wounded 4.
—————
Participated
In All The Campaigns
Of The Army Of The
Potomac.

 
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.856′ N, 77° 14.065′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located near the old Cyclorama Building 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. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Major General George Gordon Meade
Trefoil, Front Inscription, and State Seal Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Trefoil, Front Inscription, and State Seal
(within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 39th New York Infantry (Garibaldi Guards) (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); John Page Nicholson (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 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 10th New York Infantry. Known as the New York National Guard Zouaves, the regiment was cut down to a battalion by the time of Gettysburg. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Plaque on Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Plaque on Back of Monument
10th New York Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
4. 10th New York Infantry Marker
An equestrian statue of Commanding General George G. Meade can be seen next to the marker.
South End of Ziegler's Grove Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. South End of Ziegler's Grove
The grove and ground that is today the old Cyclorama Building was the "rear area" of Hays' Division on July 3.
Position of the 10th New York Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Position of the 10th New York
Looking from the left flank marker stone toward the monument (in the distant right). The battalion was posted in the area behind the main lines in order to control stragglers.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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