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

104th New York Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

1st Corps

 
104th New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 104th New York Infantry Monument
The regimental number appears in a disk or circle, the symbol of the First Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
104th
New York
Infantry,
(Wadsworth Guards)
First Brigade.
Second Division.
First Corps.

(Right):
Casualties;
11 killed.
81 wounded,
92 captured
and missing.

(Left):
Regiment raised
at Geneseo,
and Troy, N.Y.
Organized at
Albany, N.Y.
March 8, 1862.
Discharged at
Elmira, N.Y.
July 29, 1865

(Back):
July 1st, 1863
 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.592′ N, 77° 14.494′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Robinson Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the Oak Ridge section of 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. John Cleveland Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); 88th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) (within
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Right Side of Monument
shouting distance of this marker); 12th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of the First Day (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 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 104th New York Infantry. Service record of the regiment. The historical sketch linked on the site is an account of the regiment's actions in the Gettysburg campaign. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. Back of Monument
State Seal and Bronze Accouterments on Front Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. State Seal and Bronze Accouterments on Front
104th New York Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. 104th New York Infantry Position
The left flank marker for the Brigade stands on the right side of Robinson Avenue, as it weaves down the east slope of Oak Ridge. When Paul's Brigade first went into position, the 104th New York and 13th Massachusetts were faced north off the ridge in a refuse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,464 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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