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

14th Regiment New York State Militia

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

 

1st Corps

 
14th Regiment New York State Militia Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 14th Regiment New York State Militia Monument
The soldiers atop the monument is reaching into his cartridge box for a bullet, while loading his weapon. the disks use the symbol of the First Corps. The crenelated upper step of the monument symbolize military strength.
Inscription. (Disk on Left Side):
14th
Regt. N.Y.S.M.
2nd Brigade
1st Division
1st Army
Corps

(Disk on Right Side):
14th
Brooklyn
Regt.

(Bottom Front):
On this spot
at 10.30 a.m. July 1, 1863, this regiment
participated in the repulse of Davis
Mississippi Brigade and the capture
of a large portion of that command
took into the engagement
356 officers and men and by
the War Department record
lost during the three days 217.

(Bottom Left):
Erected and dedicated
A.D. 1887.

(Bottom Rear):
The 14th Regiment New York State Militia
(84th N.Y. Vols.) entered the U.S. Volunteer
service April 18, 1861. Participated in 22
engagements with the enemy and
was discharged on expiration of term
of service June 6, 1864.

(Bottom Right):
July 1, first engaged the enemy between the
McPherson House and Reynolds Grove.
Subsequently moved to this place and
engaged Davis'
Left Side Disk image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Left Side Disk
Brigade. Remained at the
railroad cut at Seminary Ridge until the
final retreat. Had a running fight
through Gettysburg to Culp's Hill. On the
evening of the 2nd and again on the morning
of the 3rd went to the support of Greene's
Brigade and was heavily engaged.

 
Erected 1887 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.256′ N, 77° 14.91′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the Second Railroad Cut 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. 6th Wisconsin Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 95th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Indiana Cavalry
Right Side Disk image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Right Side Disk
(within shouting distance of this marker); 147th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trapped in the Cut (about 300 feet away); Davis's Brigade (about 300 feet 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. The 14th Brooklyn at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Railroad Cut. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The 84th New York Infantry. The 14th New York State Militia, from Brooklyn, New York became the 84th New York when entering U.S. service, but was still commonly referred to as the 14th Brooklyn. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bottom Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. Bottom Front Inscription
Bottom Left Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. Bottom Left Inscription
Bottom Rear Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. Bottom Rear Inscription
Bottom Right Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
7. Bottom Right Inscription
State Seal in the Front Disk image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
8. State Seal in the Front Disk
A metal plate was fixed above the disk, where three holes are visible.
Disk on Back of Mounent image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
9. Disk on Back of Mounent
City of Brooklyn
The Soldier Looks over the Railroad Cut image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 13, 2007
10. The Soldier Looks over the Railroad Cut
The Railroad Cut image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
11. The Railroad Cut
The 14th Brooklyn (84th New York) advanced to the edge of the railroad cut, catching elements of Davis' Brigade in a "box." After fighting here, the regiment was posted on the north end of Seminary Ridge between the railroad bed and Chambersburg Pike, where the Quality Inn now stands.
Closeup of Soldier on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 8, 2013
12. Closeup of Soldier on Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   12. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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