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

77th New York Infantry

(Bemus Heights Battalion)

 

3d Brigade, 2d Division, 6th Corps

 
77th New York Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 77th New York Infantry Monument
At the top of the monument is the Greek Cross of Sixth Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
77th New York Infantry,
(Bemus Heights Battalion)
3d Brigade, 2d Division,
6th Corps.
July 3d 1863.

(Right):
Mustered in at
Saratoga Springs
Nov. 23, 1861.
Mustered out
June 27, 1865.

(Back):
Participated in the campaigns
of the Army of the Potomac.
Fort Stevens Washington D.C.
and Sheridan's Campaign of the
Shenandoah Valley.

(Left):
Recruited in the
counties of
Saratoga,
Essex and Fulton.

 
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.325′ N, 77° 13.162′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Granite Schoolhouse Lane, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on Powers Hill 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. Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th New Jersey Volunteers (about 500 feet
Close Up of Front Inscription and State Seal Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Close Up of Front Inscription and State Seal
away); Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); 12th Corps Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. mile 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. Tablets and Monuments on Powers Hill and Lost Lane.
 
Also see . . .
1. 77th New York Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 77th New York Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. Right Side of Monument
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. Back of Monument
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. Left Side of Monument
77th New York Infantry Marker (Rear View) Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2013
6. 77th New York Infantry Marker (Rear View)
77th New York Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
7. 77th New York Infantry Position
Looking from the road up Powers Hill at the monument. A flank marker for the regiment stands just behind the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,162 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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