Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
157th Regiment New York Volunteers
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
—11th Corps —
of the 157th Reg't New York Vol's
in Memory of their Gallant Comrades
Who Fell Here, July 1, 1863
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps
Lost here 18 Officers and
291 Enlisted Men, Reducing Reg't
To 100 For Duty
Siege of Charlestown
1.& 2. John's Island
Erected 1886 by State of New York.
Location. 39° 50.409′ N, 77° 14.191′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Mummasburg Road, on the right on Howard Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the First Day Battlefield at 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. Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Brigade 45th New York Infantry (about 600 feet away); Third Division (about 700 feet away); 74th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 800 feet away); 61st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The History of Gettysburg College (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 157th Regiment New York Volunteers. Also called "The Madison and Cortland Regiment." Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Two 157th New York Monuments. Blog entry detailing the two different regimental monuments. And there is marker indicating the furthest skirmish line to the north along Carlisle Road. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 157th N.Y.S.V. Infantry Regiment, Company G. Reenactor company home page. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Sgt. Henry G. Kellogg of Williamstown, New York.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on December 1, 2008, by Sgt. Henry G. Kellogg of Williamstown, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.