134th Regiment New York Infantry - Gettysburg, PA
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N 39° 50.118 W 077° 13.632
18S E 309422 N 4411850
Quick Description: A plaque describing the events of July 1st 1863.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2015 3:27:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQH0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
134th Regiment New York Infantry
Lieut Colonel A. H. Jackson Commanding
1st Brigade Colonel Charles R Coster
2d Division Brigadier General A Von Steinwehr
11th Corps Major General O O Howard

July 1st, 1863
The regiment with the brigade was thrown forward to check the rapid advance of Hays and Hoke's brigades of Early's Division, Ewell's Corps and protect Barlow's Division. that was being hard pressed the Confederate line of battle outflanking the brigade in overwhelming numbers.
The 134th regiment occupying the extreme right of the Union line was crushed by the impact and the flank and rear firing of that desperate charge.
The regimental monument on East Cemetery Hill is on the ground occupied July 2d and 3d.
This tablet marks the position where its casualties were greatest of any battle in which it was ever engaged
Loss at Gettysburg July 1st 252
Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Other or General Civil War

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