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Maspeth in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

69th Regiment Monument

 
 
69th Regiment Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2015
1. 69th Regiment Monument Marker
Inscription. (left panel)
Battles participated in by Meaghers Irish Brigade & Corcoran Legion
Civil War, 1861-1865

Blackburn’s Ford VA July 18, 1861; Bull’s Run July 21, 1861; Rappahannock Station May 28-29, 1861; Yorktown April 16, 1862; Yorktown May 4, 1862; Fair Oaks June 1, 1862; Gaines Mill June 27-28, 1862; Savage Station June 29, 1862, Savage Station June 29, 1862; Peach Orchard June 29, 1862; White Oak Swamp June 30, 1862; Glendale June 30, 1862; Malvern Hill July 1, 1862; Antietam Sept. 17, 1862; Charlestown Oct. 16-17, 1862; Snicker’s Gap Nov 17, 1862; Hartwood Church Nov 17, 1862; Fredericksburg Dec 11-15, 1862; Deserted House Jan 30, 1863; Suffolk April 11-May 4, 1863; Chancellorsville May 1-3, 1863; Carraville May 16, 1863; Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863; Auburn Mills Oct 14, 1863; Bristoe Station Oct 14, 1863; Mine Run Nov 26, Dec 2 1863; Wilderness May 5-7, 1864, Po River May 9-10, 1864; Spotsylvania May 9-21, 1864; Landron House May 18, 1864; North Anna River May 22-26, 1864; Totopotomy Creek May 27-31, 1864; Cold Harbor June 1-12, 1864; Petersburg June 16, 1864, Weldon Railroad June 21-23-26, 1864; Deep Bottom Jul 27-29, 1864; Strawberry Plains Aug 14-18 1864; Ream’s Station Aug 25, 1864; Boydton Plank Road Oct 27-28, 1864; Hatcher’s Run Dec 8-9, 1864; Dabney’s Mills Feb 5-7, 1865; Skinner’s Farm March 25, 1865; Crow’s House March 31, 1865; Petersburg June 17, 1864; Petersburg (Siege) June 17, 1864, April 2, 1865; Sutherland Station April 2, 1865; Boydton Plank Road April 2, 1865; Sailors Creek April 6, 1865; Farmville April 7, 1865; Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865; Spanish-American War 1898-1899.

(center panel-left)
In honor of Corcoran Legion-Veteran Corps Commander Lieut. Colonel Charles Healy—Surgeon Major Thomas Maguire—Veterans buried James Breslin died Aug 1, 1894; John Connan died Jun 7, 1903; Hugh J. Morrisey died Feb 7, 1903; Captain Francis G. Hewson died Sept 11, 1924; Cornerstone laid May 30, 1920 by comrade Capt. Hugh Fitzpatrick—comrade Patrick F. Solan, Architect.

(center panel-right)
And Meaghers Irish Brigade—President Ladies Auxiliary Angela M. Fitzpatrick—Chaplin Rev. James D Dunnican—In his plot Michael Doran died Dec 10, 1871; Robert Heggart died June 1, 1877; John Powers died Oct 25, 1917; Charles J. Kelly died May 7, 1925; Dedicated Nov 29, 1920 Comrade Patrick M. Haran Sculptor.

(right panel)
The 165th U.S. Inf. (Old 69th Regiment engaged in the following battles during the World’s War in France
1914-1918

Luneville Sector Lorraine Feb 21-March 23, 1918; Baccarat Sector, Lorraine March 31-June 21, 1918; Esarance Souain Sector Champagne July 4-14, 1918; Champagne Marne Defensive July 15-17, 1918; Aisne Marne Offensive July 25-Aug 3, 1918; St. Mihiel Defensive Sept 12-16; 1918; Esseyand Pannes Sector Woevre Sept 17-30, 1918; Meuse-Argonne Offensive Nov 5-10, 1918. World War II 1941-1945 Defense of Hawaii Mar 10, 1942-Nov 9, 1943; Invasion and Capture of Makin Nov 20, 1943-Dec 24, 1943; Invasion and Capture of Saipan June 16, 1944-Oct 4, 1944; Invasion and Capture of Okinawa April 9, 1945-Sept 6, 1945; Occupation of Japan Sept 7, 1945-Dec 12, 1945; 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Iraq Sept 2004-Sept 2005.
 
Erected 1920 by Vet. Corps 69th Rgt. and Ladies Auxiliary.
 
Location. 40° 43.846′ N, 73° 55.772′ W. Marker is in Maspeth, New York, in Queens County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Laurel Hill Boulevard and Review Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The monument is in Section 4, Range 5, Plot W, Calvary Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4902 Laurel Hill Blvd, Woodside NY 11377, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); E34th Street (approx. 2.4 miles away); Charlie Parker Residence (approx. 2.7 miles away); New York Daily News Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Rose Hill (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Gabarron Foundation (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Famous Czech Composer (approx. 2.8 miles away); Antonin Dvořák plaque and statue (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Calvary Cemetery. (Submitted on August 31, 2017.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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