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

64th New York Infantry

4th Brigade, 1st Division

 

2nd Corps

 
64th New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 64th New York Infantry Monument
Note the bronze trefoil representing the Second Corps on the front of the monument's shaft.
Inscription. (Front):64th N.Y. Infantry
4th Brigade
1st Division
Second Corps
July 2nd 1863.
(Back):
Casualties
Killed,
Officers 4,
Enlisted men 11, Total 15.
Wounded,
Officers 7,
Enlisted men 57, Total 64,
Missing,
Enlisted men 19,
Total 98.

 
Erected 1890 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 47.698′ N, 77° 14.819′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Brooke Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Rose Woods 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. Fourth Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Semmes's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Connecticut Infantry (within shouting
Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument
With state seal in the middle.
distance of this marker); 145th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 64th New York Infantry. Service record of the "First Cattaraugus Regiment." (Submitted on January 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
The 64th New York's Section of the Line Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. The 64th New York's Section of the Line
Looking from Brooke Avenue with the 64th New York Monument on the right. Further down the road are monuments for the 53rd Pennsylvania, 27th Connecticut, and 145th Pennsylvania Regiments. The 64th's actual line was likely along a rocky ledge a few yards behind the monument, to the right of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 949 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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