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

94th New York Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps

 

—July 1st 1863 —

 
94th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 94th New York Infantry Monument
The monument features a circle or "moon" symbol of First Corps above a stand of muskets. A flag is draped over the state seal on the step of the monument.
Inscription. (Front):
94th New York Infty
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 1st Corps.
July 1st 1863

(Right):
94th. N.Y. Inf'ty. mustered into service at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y. Dec. 9, 1861. 105th N.Y. Inf'ty. Mustered into service at Le Roy, N.Y. Mar. 21, 1862. 94th. and 105th. N.Y. Inf'ty. consolidated as 94th. N.Y. Inf'ty at White Oak Chapel, Va. Mar. 19, 1863. Re-enlisted for the war as 94th. N.Y. Veteran Inf'ty, at Annapolis, Md. Jan. 20, 1864. Mustered out of service at Ball's Cross Roads, Va. July 18, 1865.

Casualties. 12 killed; 58 wounded and 175 captured or missing. Total. 245.
Dulce et Decorum
Est pro Patria Mori

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.477′ N, 77° 14.579′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Doubleday Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the Oak Ridge section 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. First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
State Seal and Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. State Seal and Front Inscription
107th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 97th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); Second Brigade (about 500 feet away); 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) (about 600 feet away); Second Division (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oak Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 94th New York Infantry. Service record of the Regiment, which was also known as the Bell Jefferson Rifles or Sackett's Harbor Regiment. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 105th New York Infantry. Service record of the 105th New York Infantry, which was consolidated into the 94th in the spring of 1863. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side Plaque and Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Right Side Plaque and Inscription
The Latin inscription translates to "Sweetness and decoration is for those who die for one's country."
Stand of Rifles on Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. Stand of Rifles on Front of Monument
94th New York Infantry Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. 94th New York Infantry Line
The flank markers for the 94th New York stand along Doubleday Avenue. The left flank marker is in the foreground to the left of this photo. The right flank marker stone is just to the right of the monument. As with the rest of Paul's Brigade, the 94th marched up from Gettysburg to Seminary Ridge in the early afternoon. The Brigade later deployed on line east of Oak Ridge, then dressed to the right of Cutler's Brigade on the ridge line. The Regiment held a position near this point through much of the afternoon, until flanked by the attacks of Rodes' Division.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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