New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ninth Regiment New York State
Ninth Regiment N.Y.S.M.
83rd New York Volunteers
The headquarters were located here and the organization marched away in defence of the Union-850 strong May 27, 1861-after a service of 3 years in the Army of the Potomac. The return "Home from the War" was with 17 officers and 78 enlisted men on June 11, 1864. It had taken part in 28 battles. Viz: Bull Run (1862), South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, etc., etc.
"If anyone attempts to haul down the American Flag, shoot him on the spot!"
Erected 1908 by Officers and Veterans of the Regiment.
Location. 40° 44.057′ N, 73° 59.526′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 University Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank O'Hara (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Building (about 400 feet away); George Washington Statue (about 500 feet away); Union Square Park (about 500 feet The Cast Iron Building (about 600 feet away); Beatrix Farrand (about 600 feet away); Martha Graham (1894-1991) (about 700 feet away); Lafayette (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The plaque is ornamented with seals that are surrounded with the names of military divisions and corps during the years the plaque pays tribute to. The upper left (circle or full moon) lists the years 1862-1863 and names the 1st Corps and 2nd Division. The upper right (a Maltese cross) lists years 1863-1864 and names the 5th Corps and 2nd Division.
Also see . . . 9th Regiment New York State Militia, New York National Guard, Civil War. Read about the dedication of the marker at this link. (Submitted on June 23, 2011, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,124 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 4. submitted on June 23, 2011, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.