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58th New York Infantry

2nd Brigade. 3rd Division

 

11th Corps

 
58th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 58th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
58th New York
Infantry
2nd Brigade
3rd Division
11th Corps

(Back):
Two companies of the
regiment held this position
July 1st 1863
until ordered to Cemetery Hill,
where there joined by the other
companies and engaged on
the 2nd and 3rd after the
repulse of Pickett's Charge,
skirmished into Gettysburg.
Casualties:
Killed 2, Wounded 15, Missing 3.
Total 20.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.624′ N, 77° 13.683′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue 0.3 miles east of Carlisle Road (Pennsylvania Highway 34), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 107th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Back Inscription
marker also named Second Brigade (about 500 feet away); First Division (about 600 feet away); 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 600 feet away); Gordon's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  58th New York Infantry. The 58th was another unit comprised mostly of immigrants, variously known as Morgan Rifles, United States Rifles, Polish Legion, and Gallatin Rifles. A portion of it was raised directly by Col. Krzyzanowski. (Submitted on September 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on the Front of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. State Seal on the Front of the Monument
58th New York Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. 58th New York Infantry Position
Located at a sharp turn of Howard Avenue, the regimental monument, indicating the position of two companies of the regiment, marks the right flank of Krzyzanowski's Brigade.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 985 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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