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One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers

 
 
One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. One Hundred and Twentieth Infantry New York Volunteers Marker
Inscription.
To the undying renown
of the rank and file
of the
One Hundred and Twentieth
Infantry
New York Volunteers.
One of
“Three Hundred Fighting Regiments”
in the
War for the Union.
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By the Colonel of the Regiment.
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1896.

[ Rear Marker : ]
Battles
in which the Regiment was engaged
from the War Department.
Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, James City, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, Poplar Spring Church, Boydton Plank Road (Oct. 27-28, 1864), Dabney’s Mills (or Hatcher’s Run), Petersburg (or Tucker’s House, March 25, 1865), Boydton Plank Road (March 31, 1865), White Oak Road, Amelia Springs, Farmville, Appomattox Court House

 
Location. 41° 55.971′ N, 74° 1.093′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Fair Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Old Dutch Church Ancient Burial Grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NY 12401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Blockhouse (a few steps from this
Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, “
2. Rear Marker
marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Town of Kingston in Ulster County” (within shouting distance of this marker); George Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named George Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots of the Revolution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Dutch Church (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Old Dutch Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
4. Right Side of Monument
120th Infantry New York Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
5. 120th Infantry New York Volunteers Marker
Marker in Kingston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
6. Marker in Kingston
Closeup of Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
7. Closeup of Statue
Old Dutch Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
8. Old Dutch Church
The 120th Infantry New York Volunteers marker is located in the churchyard of the Old Dutch Church.
<i>Monument to the one Hundred and Twentieth N.Y. Volunteers, Kingston, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the American News Company, circa 1905
9. Monument to the one Hundred and Twentieth N.Y. Volunteers, Kingston, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   9. submitted on January 19, 2015.
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