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

136th New York Infantry

2d Brigade, 2d Division

 

11th Corps

 
136th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 136th New York Infantry Monument
The upper part of the monument takes the form of a tree stump with various accouterments stacked and hanging off. At the front is a knapsack. And on top is a drum.
Inscription. (Front):
136th New York
Infantry,
2d Brig. 2d Div.
11th Corps.

(Left):
July 1st 2d 3d 1863.
————
Number engaged ____
—————
Casualties;
Killed 17,
Wounded 89,
Missing 3,
Total 109,

(Right):
Mustered in
Sept. 26th 1862,
Mustered out
June 13th 1865.
Recruited in
Allegany, Livingston,
and Wyoming Counties,
New York.

(Back):
Transferred to
the Army of
the Cumberland
Oct. 1863.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.15′ N, 77° 13.969′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Taneytown Road / Washington Street (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located north of the old Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center parking area, and across the street from the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Front of Monument
On the front facing is a bronze crescent moon, the symbol of Eleventh Corps. At the base is the state seal.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Minnesota Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery (about 400 feet away); Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial (about 400 feet away); Better Than a Tent... (about 400 feet away); Third Volunteer Brigade (about 400 feet away); "Four score and seven..." (about 400 feet away); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers for the 136th in Letchworth State Park in Livingston County, NY
 
Also see . . .
1. East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 136th New York Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Right Side of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. Back of Monument
The Tree Stump image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. The Tree Stump
Looking from the back right side. From this angle a haversack, canteen and sword are visible.
Left side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. Left side of Monument
The left side features a musket and bayonet.
136th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
8. 136th New York Infantry Monument
Right Flank of the 136th New York Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
9. Right Flank of the 136th New York Infantry
The right flank marker for the regiment is just north of the monument. This view looks south down Taneytown Road toward the old Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,282 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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