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Monticello in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Holley

 
 
Camp Holley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Rue, May 9, 2005
1. Camp Holley Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the 143rd Regiment Infantry, Sullivan County's own, 1004 strong.
 
Erected 1996 by Town of Thompson.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 40.512′ N, 74° 40.381′ W. Marker is in Monticello, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on New York State Route 42, on the right when traveling north. The marker indicates the approximate spot where Camp Holley was located. Camp Holley was where the 143rd Regiment camped and trained prior to marching east to Goshen for deployment. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 261 Route 42, Monticello NY 12701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presbyterian Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of First House in Monticello (approx. 1.6 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Borscht Belt - Monticello (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Toll House (approx. 1.6 miles away); St John's Episcopal Church
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Borscht Belt - The Concord Hotel, Breezy Corners & Kiamesha Lake (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monticello Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
 
More about this marker. The marker is bolted to a boulder next to a fountain and small garden in the front yard of Leisure Time Ice & Spring Water Co. on the shore of Kiamesha Lake.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Condensed History of the One Hundred and Forty-Third Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on December 20, 2009.)
2. History of the 143rd New York. The regiment started the war in the Eastern Theater but in the fall of 1863 was transferred to Tennessee. The men participated in the battles around Chattanooga, the Atlanta Campaign, and the Campaigns through Georgia and the Carolinas. (Submitted on December 20, 2009.) 
 
Officers of the 143rd Regiment Infantry image. Click for full size.
2. Officers of the 143rd Regiment Infantry
From "A Condensed History of the 143rd Regiment New York Infantry of the Civil War, 1861-1865", William B. McMillan, et al. (See higginsonbooks.com/cwny143ih.html)
The war flag and a remnant of the 143d at a reunion held at Ellenville image. Click for full size.
1908
3. The war flag and a remnant of the 143d at a reunion held at Ellenville
From "A Condensed History of the 143rd Regiment New York Infantry of the Civil War, 1861-1865", William B. McMillan, et al. (See higginsonbooks.com/cwny143ih.html)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Tom Rue of Monticello, New York. This page has been viewed 1,783 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Tom Rue of Monticello, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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