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

43rd New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

— 6th Corps —

 
43rd New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 43rd New York Infantry Monument
On top of the monument is a bronze display with a cartridge box over an oak laurel.
Inscription.  (Front):
43d New York Infantry,
3d Brig. 2d Div. 6th Corps.

Arrived on field 4 p.m. July 2d 1863.
Held this position from the morning
of July 3d until close of battle.

(Back):
The State of New York erected this monument in honor of
the Forty Third Reg't New York Infantry.
Organized at Albany, N.Y. Mustered into the U.S. Service Sept. 22d 1861.
Served with the 6th Corps Army of the Potomac throughout the war
Mustered out June 27th 1865. Bore a part in the engagements of
Yorktown. Willamsburgh. The Seven Days Battle.
Crampton's Pass. Antietam. Fredericksburg. Marye's Heights.
Salem Heights. Gettysburg. Rappahannock Station. Mine Run.
Wilderness. Spottsylvania. North Anna. Tolopotomoy.
Cold Harbor. Petersburg 1864. Fort Stevens. Winchester.
Fisher's Hill. Cedar Creek. Petersburg 1865. Sailor's Creek.
Appomattox Court House.

 
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1865.
 
Location. 39° 48.478′ 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back of Monument
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N, 77° 12.604′ W. Marker is in Mount Joy Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Clapsdale Road, on the left when traveling west. Located on Neill Avenue, or "Lost Lane", 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 61st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 49th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. ¼ mile away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); 12th Corps Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); 13th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Joy Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lost Lane. A tour of Lost Lane with Licensed Battlefield Guide Ted Gajewski, from Gettysburg Daily. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 43rd New York Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 43rd New York Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
State Seal on Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. State Seal on Front of Monument
Greek Cross image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. Greek Cross
A bronze Greek cross, the symbol of Sixth Corps, appears on the sides of the monument.
Left Flank of the 43rd New York image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. Left Flank of the 43rd New York
Looking from the regiment's left flank marker toward the monument. A stone wall did stand in front of the 43rd New York's position at the time of the battle, approximately where the present day wall stands.
Right Flank of the 43rd New York image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
6. Right Flank of the 43rd New York
Looking from the right flank marker of the regiment toward the monument. The brigade tablet stands between the marker and the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,333 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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