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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New York State Memorial
 
New York State Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. New York State Memorial
The statue at the top of the memorial depicts the State of New York placing a wreath at the graves of the soldiers from the state killed at the battle.
 
Inscription. (Front):
To the officers and soldiers
of the
State of New York
who fell in the
Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 2, 3, 1863,
many of whom are here buried,
this monument is
erected by a grateful commonwealth.

Official return of casualties in the New York commands:
Killed: 82 officers, 912 enlisted men.
Wounded: 306 officers, 3763 enlisted men.
Captured or missing: 69 officers, 1685 enlisted men.

Groups of officers portrayed on bronze reliefs

Front:
Major Genl. D. E. Sickles of N.Y. (wounded)
Brig. Genl. J. B. Carr of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. J. H. H. Ward of N.Y.
Bvt. Maj. Genl. S.K. Zook of N.Y. (killed)
Brig. Genl. R. B. Ayers of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. S. H. Weed of N.Y. (killed)
Bvt. Brig. Genl. H. E. Tremain of N.Y.

Obverse:
Major Genl. H.W. Slocum of N.Y.
Maj.
 
Front Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Front Plaque
 
Gen. A. Pleasonton of D.C.
Brig. Genl. J.S. Wadsworth of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. G.S. Greene of N.Y.
Brig. Gen. H. J. Hunt of O.
Brig. Genl. J.J. Bartlett of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. D.A. Russel of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. A. Shaler of N.Y.
Col. H.A. Barnum of N.Y.

Right:
Maj. Genl. J.F. Reynolds of Pa. (killed)
Maj. Genl. A. Doubleday of N.Y. (wounded)
Brig. Genl. A. Von Steinwehr of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. F.C. Barlow of N.Y. (wounded)
Col. F.C. Devin of N.Y.

Left:
Maj. Genl. W.S. Hancock of Pa. (wounded)
Maj. Genl. D. Butterfield of N.Y. (wounded)
Maj. Genl. G. K. Warren of N.Y. (wounded)
Brig. Genl. J. Kilpatrick of N.Y.
Brig. Genl. A.S. Webb of N.Y. (wounded)

(Back):
Officers from the State of New York, in United State Service,
who were killed or mortally wounded at Gettysburg
July 1, 2, 3, 1863:
General
 
Back Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Back Plaque
 
Officers
Bvt. Major Genl. Samuel K. Zook
Brig. Genl. Stephen H. Weed

8th N.Y. Cavalry
Capt. Charles D. Follett

2nd N.Y. Battery
Lieut. F.J.T. Blume

14th N.Y. Battery
Capt. James McKay Rorty

3rd U.S. Artillery
Lieut. Manning Livingston

4th U.S. Artillery
Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing
Lieut. Bayard Wilkeson

11th U.S. Artillery
Lieut. Amaziah J. Barber

12th U.S. Infantry
Lieut. Silas A. Miller

39th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Theordore Pausch
Lieut. Adolph Wagner

40th N.Y. infantry
Lieut. William H.H, Johnson

41st N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Rhinehold Winzer

43rd N.Y. Infantry
Capt. William H. Gilfillan

44th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Lucius S. Larrabee
Lieut. Eugene L. Dunham
Lieut. Benjamin N. Thomas

52nd N.Y. Infantry
Major Edward Venuti

58th N.Y. Infantry
Capt.
 
Artwork at the Base of the Shaft Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Artwork at the Base of the Shaft
 
Gustave Stoldt
Capt. Edward Antonieski
Lieut. Louis Deitrich

59th N.Y. Infantry
Lt. Colonel Max A. Thoman
Lieut. William H. Pohlman

60th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Myron D. Stanley

61st N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Franklin K. Garland

64th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Henry V. Fuller
Lieut. Alfred H. Lewis
Lieut. Willis C. Babcock
Lieut. Ira S. Thurber

66th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. George H. Inge
Capt. Elijah F. Munn

68th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Otto Friedrich

71st N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Andrew W. Estes

72nd N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Charles A. Foss

73rd N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Eugene C. Shine
Lieut. Wiliam L. Herbert
Lieut. James Marksman
Lieut. George P. Dennen
Lieut. Martin E. Higgins

74th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. William H. Chester

76th N.Y. Infantry
Major Andrew J. Grover
Capt. Robert B.
 
Front or South Bronze Relief Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. Front or South Bronze Relief
 
Everett
Capt. Robert Story
Lieut. Philip Keeler
Lieut. Robert C. Noxon

80th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Joseph S. Corbin
Capt. Ambrose N. Baldwin
Lieut. George W. Brankstone

82nd N.Y. Infantry
Lt. Colonel James Huston
Capt. Jonah C. Hoyt
Lieut. John H. McDonald
Lieut. John Cranston

N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Thomas W. Quirk
Lieut. Charles A. Clark

86th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. John N. Warner

88th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. William McClelland

97th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Rush P. Cady
Lieut. William J. Morrin
Lieut. James H. Styles

102nd N.Y. Infantry
Capt. John Mead
Lieut. Josiah V. Upham

104th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Thomas Johnston
108th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Carl V. Amiet
Lieut. Dayton T. Card
Lieut. Robert Evans
111th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. John H. Drake
Lieut. Augustus W. Proseus
Lieut
 
Right or East Bronze Relief Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. Right or East Bronze Relief
 
Erastus M. Granger

119th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Otto Trumpelman
Lieut. Emil Frost
Lieut. Matthias Roseman

120th N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Ayres C. Barker
Capt. Lansing Hollister
Lieut. Michael E. Creighton
Lieut. Jason Carle
Lieut. William J. Cockburn
Lieut. John R. Burhans
Lieut. Frederick Freelewick
Lieut. Edward H. Ketchum

123rd N.Y. Infantry
Capt. Norman F. Weer

124th N.Y. Infantry
Colonel A. Van Horn Ellis
Major James Cromwell
Capt. Isaac Nichols
Lieut. J. Milnor Brown

125th N.Y. Infantry
Colonel George L. Willard
Capt. Ephraim Wood

126th N.Y. Infantry
Colonel Eliakim Sherrill
Capt. Isaac Shimer
Capt. Orin J. Herendeen
Capt. Charles M. Wheeler
Lieut. Jacob Sherman
Lieut. Rufus P. Holmes

134th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Henry I. Palmer
Lieut. Lucius Mead

137th N.Y. Infantry
Capt.
 
Obverse or North Bronze Relief Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. Obverse or North Bronze Relief
 
Oscar C. Williams
Capt. Joseph H. Gregg
Lieut. John H. Van Emburgh
Lieut. Henry C. Hellett

140th N.Y. Infantry
Colonel Patrick H. O'Rorke
Lieut. Charles P. Klein
Lieut. Hugh McGraw

147th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. William P. Schenck
Lieut. David C. Van Dusen
Lieut. Sylvester J. Taylor
Lieut. Guilford D. Mace
Lieut. Daniel McAssy

157th N.Y. Infantry
Lieut. Colonel George Arrowsmith
Capt. Jason K. Backus
Capt. Harrison Frank
Capt. George A. Adams
Lieut. Joseph F. Henry
Lieut. Randall D. Lower

1st U.S. Sharpshooters
Capt. Charles D. McLean

 
Erected 1893 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.248′ N, 77° 13.835′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on
 
Left or West Bronze Releif Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
8. Left or West Bronze Releif
 
Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the north end of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. 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. Fifth New York Independent Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General John Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Legion Tablet (within shouting distance of this marker); 75th Pennslyvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I, First Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away); The Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. New York Civil War Units. A listing of units from New York which served in the Civil War. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. New York State Archives Database of Civil War Soldiers. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,659 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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