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

49th New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

6th Corps

 
49th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 49th New York Infantry Monument
On the front of the monument are a bronze Greek Cross, the symbol of Sixth Corps, a pair of crossed muskets with a wreath, and the state seal.
Inscription. (Front):
49th
N.Y. Inf'y

3d Brig 2d Div 6th Corps

(Back):
Held this
position
July 3d 1863.

Mustered in
Aug. 26th 1861.

Engaged in
30 battles

Mustered out
June 27th 1865.

 
Erected 1893 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.466′ N, 77° 12.682′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Clapsdale Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located on Neill Avenue, or "Lost Lane", 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. 7th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Brigade (about 500 feet away); 61st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. mile away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); 12th Corps Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lost Lane
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back of Monument
A bronze Greek cross is at the top of the monuments back facing.
. A tour of Lost Lane with Licensed Battlefield Guide Ted Gajewski, from Gettysburg Daily. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 49th New York Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 49th New York Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. State Seal on Front of Monument
49th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. 49th New York Infantry Monument
Looking east on Neill Avenue. The road is known as "Lost Lane" as it is one of the most inaccessible locations on the Gettysburg battlefield.
Right Flank of 49th New York image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. Right Flank of 49th New York
Looking from the right flank marker stone for the regiment back toward the monument. The regiment's left flank was beyond the monument in the tree line, as the ground sloped down to Rock Creek.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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