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

82nd New York Infantry

2nd New York State Militia

 

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps

 
82nd New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 82nd New York Infantry Monument
Note the bronze trefoil of Second Corps at the base of the monument.
Inscription. (Front):
82nd New York Infantry
(2nd N.Y.S.M.)
1st Brigade 2nd Division 2nd Corps
July 2nd and 3rd 1863.
Casualties
Killed 45 Wounded 132 missing 15

(Left):
On the evening of July 2nd, moved to the Emmitsburg Road to protect flank of Third Corps. Fought there until out-flanked. Returning to this line the Regiment reformed under a galling fire; then advanced, driving the enemy before them; regained their former position, capturing the colors of the 48th Georgia. Among the killed was Colonel Huston commanding the Regiment.

(Right):
At the time
of the enemy's assault
on the afternoon of the 3rd,
the Regiment moved to the right
toward the Copse of Trees
and assisted in repulsing the enemy,
capturing the flags of the
First and Seventh Virginia Regiments.

(Back):
This Regiment was mustered in service May 21st, 1861;
served with the Army of the Potomac in all its campaigns
from Bull Run, July 21st, 1861.
Participating in twenty-nine general engagements until
mustered out June 25th, 1864. Present for duty July 1st a.m.
24
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
officers and 331 enlisted men.

(Disk above Plaque):
Total
Enlistments 1452.
Killed 129, Wounded 436.
Missing 212.
Total 777.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.618′ N, 77° 14.165′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the "Copse of Trees" and near the U.S. Regulars Memorial on Cemetery Ridge 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. 20th New York State Militia (a few steps from this marker); 1st Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Battery C, Fifth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Right Side of Monument
shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 82nd New York Infantry. Prior to mustering into Federal service, the regiment was the 2nd New York State Militia. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Back of the Monument's Shaft Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Back of the Monument's Shaft
State Seal and Branch on Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. State Seal and Branch on Front of Monument
82nd New York Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. 82nd New York Infantry Position
Looking along the fence line and reconstructed earthworks of Harrow's Brigade from the south. To the side of the 82nd New York monument is a smaller monument for the 80th New York (20th New York State Militia).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 847 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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