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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

42nd New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps

 

— Tammany Regiment —

 
42nd New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 42nd New York Infantry Monument
Inscription.  
(Front):
42nd
New York
Infantry.
3rd Brigade,
2nd Division,
2nd Corps.
Tammany
Regiment

(Left):
July 2, 1863. Went to
support of 3rd. Corps
about 5 p.m. Held this
position July 3rd, and,
assisted in repulsing
the assault of
Pickett's Division.
Casualties;
Killed 15, wounded 55,
missing 4.

(Back):
This regiment was raised
and organized by Colonel
William O. Kennedy under
the patronage of the
Tammany Society and
of the Union Defense
Committee of
New York City.

(Right):
Mustered into U.S.
service June 22, 1861.
Total enrollment 1210.
Participated
in 19 battles.
Killed 92.
Wounded 328.
Missing 298.
Mustered out
July 13, 1864.

 
Erected 1891 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 June 22, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 48.72′ N, 77° 14.124′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Front of Monument
At the top is the trefoil symbol of Second Corps. In the center is the seal of the state of New York.
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County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located south of the "Copse of Trees" on Cemetery Ridge 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); Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First New York Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Nineteenth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Regiment Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifteenth Massachusetts Vounteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Also see . . .  42nd New York Infantry. A service history of the Tammany Regiment. (Submitted on February 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Back of Monument
At the top of the back, again appears the trefoil of Second Corps.
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Right Side of Monument
Chief Tammany image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Chief Tammany
The figure of Chief Tammany stands in front of a teepee on top of the monument.
Profile of Chief Tammany image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. Profile of Chief Tammany
Back of Teepee image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
8. Back of Teepee
42nd New York Infantry Monument along Hancock Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
9. 42nd New York Infantry Monument along Hancock Avenue
The tablet for Hall's Brigade (Third Brigade, Second Division, Second Corps) stands to the right. Beyond the 42nd New York Monument is a monument for Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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