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52nd New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 1st Division

 

— 2nd Corps —

 
52nd New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 52nd New York Infantry Monument
The state seal is at the top of the monument.
Inscription.  (Front):
52nd. N.Y. Infantry
3rd Brig. 1st. Div. 2nd. Corps
July 2nd. 1863. 6 to 7 p.m.

(Back):
Casualties
Killed 2 Wounded 26
Missing 10
Total loss 38

 
Erected 1893 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° 47.846′ N, 77° 14.727′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located at 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. 28th Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 66th New York Infantry
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Back of Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Also see . . .  52nd New York Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on January 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Bronze Display at Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Bronze Display at Front
Crossed rifles support a knapsack and canteen. Above the knapsack is a trefoil of the Second Corps.
52nd New York Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. 52nd New York Infantry Position
Looking at the monument from Sickles Avenue at the "neck" of the "loop" on Stony Hill. The 52nd Occupied a line with the rest of Zook's Brigade across the hill during the later stages of the contest of the Wheatfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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