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

83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.)

2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

1st Corps

 
83rd New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 83rd New York Infantry Monument
The monument is the tallest in this section of the battlefield. Near the top, on each face, is a circle, the symbol of the Federal First Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
2nd Brig.
2nd Div. 1st Corps
83rd N.Y. Infty
Ninth
Regiment
N Y S M - NGSNY

(Right):
Harpers Ferry, Va.
Cedar Mountain, Va.
Rappahannock, Va.
Thoroughfare Gap, Va.
2nd Bull Run, Va.
Chantilly, Va.
South Mountain, Md.
Antietam, Md.
Fredericksburg, Va.

Engaged on this ground
July 1st 1863, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
assisting in capture of
Iverson's N.C. Brig. C.S.A.

(Left):
Fitzhugh's Crossing, Va.
Chancellorsville, Va.
Gettysburg, Va.
Mine Run, Va.
Wilderness, Va.
Laurel Hill, Va.
Spottsylvania, Va.
North Anna River, Va.
Cold Harbor, Va.

July 2 & 3 1863
at Zeigler's Grove
also supported batteries
with 11th 12th and 2nd Corps

(Back):
Volunteered Apr. 19, and mustered
into U.S. Service, June 8, 1861.
———
Officers and enlisted men 2278
Killed, died of wounds or disease, 261
Wounded, 423
Promoted, discharged & c. 1764
Mustered out June 23, 1864, 253

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.574′ N, 77° 14.537′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker
Front of Monument with State Seal Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Front of Monument with State Seal
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. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 97th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 88th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cleveland Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Division (about 300 feet away); 12th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 300 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. 83rd New York Infantry. Service record of the regiment. As the Ninth Militia and 9th New York National Guard, the regiment was considered the "City Guard" of New York City. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. SIRIS website (Smithsonian Art Inventory Database). More about this monument. (Submitted on January 11, 2011, by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Right Side of Monument
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. Left Side of Monument
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. Back of Monument
The state militia badge appears in a disk at the back.
Eagle on Top of the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. Eagle on Top of the Monument
An eagle stands atop a cannonball at the peak of the shaft.
83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) Marker - Close-Up Photo, Click for full size
By Eric Milask, September 10, 2010
7. 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) Marker - Close-Up
Harpers Ferry, Va., Cedar Mountain, Va. Rappahonnock, Va. Thoroughfare Gap, Va. 2nd Bull Run, Va. Chantilly, Va. South Mountain, Md. Antietam, Md. Fredericksburg, Va.
83rd New York Infantry Line Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
8. 83rd New York Infantry Line
Looking from Doubleday Avenue toward the monument. The flank markers stand on either side, next to the road (the left flank marker in the left foreground here). The regiment charged from this point when helping the repulse of Iverson's Brigade, then returned to this line.
83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Eric Milask, September 10, 2010
9. 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.   8. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   9. submitted on , by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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