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Buffalo’s Irish Regiment

The 155th New York State Volunteers

 
 
"Buffalo’s Irish Regiment" Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 4, 2014
1. "Buffalo’s Irish Regiment" Memorial
- Marker in the lower right corner
Inscription.
Corcoran Legion
2nd Division - 2nd Corps
Union Army of the Potomac

They fought for freedom
and to preserve
the Union during
the American Civil War

Their flag read
“We strike for the Union
and Constitution”

 
Erected 2002 by 155th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Re-enactors.
 
Location. 42° 52.695′ N, 78° 52.863′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Marine Drive east of Erie Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The memorial is in the "Veterans Park" - west of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, between the pedestrian walk-ways off Marine Drive and the Niagara River (i.e. Lake Erie) with the Park's major exhibit ships: USS The Sullivans, USS Little Rock, and USS Croaker. Marker is at or near this postal address: One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Rust Bucket" (a few steps from this marker); Poland’s Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945 (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II
The "Buffalo’s Irish Regiment" Memorial: "At the Ready" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 4, 2014
2. The "Buffalo’s Irish Regiment" Memorial: "At the Ready"
- sculpture by Henry Schmidt
(a few steps from this marker); USS Grenadier (SS210) (a few steps from this marker); 65th Infantry Regiment, The Borinqueneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men (within shouting distance of this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  155th New York Volunteer Infantry Reenactment Regiment, Inc. (Submitted on July 31, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. The Fenians, a.k.a. the Irish Republican Brotherhood. "At the Ready": by Henry Schmidt, sculptor.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on August 1, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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