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66th New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 1st Division

— 2nd Corps —

 
 
66th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 66th New York Infantry Monument
Near the top is the trefoil of Second Corps. At the base is the state seal of New York.
Inscription.  
66th New York
Infantry;
3rd Brigade,
1st Division,
2nd Corps.
July 2, 1863.
6 p.m.
Casualties:
5 killed,
29 wounded.
10 missing.

 
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 47.835′ N, 77° 14.703′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located near the "Loop" on Stony Hill 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. Third Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 5th Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); The Irish Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 52nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Massachusetts Infantry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  66th New York Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Back of Monument
"Peace and Unity." The relief depicts a Federal soldier sharing his canteen with a Confederate.
66th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. 66th New York Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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