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54th New York Infantry

 
 
54th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 54th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription.  
54th
N.Y. Infantry
A detail of 45 men
from this regiment
occupied this position
July 1st 1863

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1863.
 
Location. 39° 50.742′ N, 77° 13.465′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial can be reached from Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located on a short walking trail from the Barlow Knoll parking area in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 153d Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 500 feet away); 17th Connecticut Volunteers (about 500 feet away); A Father's Loss (about 500 feet away); Francis Channing Barlow (about 600 feet away); Driven Back (about 600 feet away); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Gordon's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 54th New York at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 54th New York Infantry. A short history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The 54th New York Infantry Marker. A well illustrated blog posting detailing the location of the marker stone on the battlefield. (Submitted on September 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
54th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. 54th New York Infantry Monument
Trail into the Treeline image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Trail into the Treeline
Walking east from Barlow Knoll along the trail. The treeline to the left is the bottom land for Rock Creek. The 54th sent skirmishers forward into the tree line. Other regiments which sent forward skirmishers in this sector were the 68th New York and 153th Pennsylvania.
Rock Creek image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Rock Creek
The creek was the forward limit of the skirmish line.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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