About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? July 2, 1890.
What is it made out of? Monument: Hallowell granite with bronze adornment.
What size is it? Overall: approx. 13 ft. 9 in. x 8 ft. 2 in. x 8 ft. 2 in.
Who made it? Archibald, W. B., sculptor. Cannon, M. G., carver.
What does it depict? Granite shaft decorated with bronze state tondo and bronze II Corps trefoil. The monument stands on a tiered base. Monument is a rough hewn granite shaft with a cross gable cap set on a 8.2 foot square rough hewn triple base. Overall height is seventeen foot. The shaft has raised letter inscriptions and bronze Second Corps trefoils on the north and south sides. A bronze state seal is on the south side.
What does it honor? Marks position reached by the 64th New York Infantry in the early evening of July 2, 1863 when they joined their brigade in a counter attack on Confederate’s of McLaw’s Division.
How is it inscribed? 64TH N.Y. INFANTRY./4TH BRIGADE SECOND/1ST DIVISION CORPS/JULY 2ND 1863
When was this photograph taken? May 3, 2010.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, Brooke Avenue, the Loop, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? Yes.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been changed or materially altered.
Secondary Monuments and Markers
Photographed: November 13, 2009.
Location: Located near northwest limits of Rose Woods, west of the regimental monument of the 64th New York Volunteers. Near Rose’s Run. This monument is marked on the map above by a RED pushpin.
Description: Captain Fuller was born in 1841 in Cattaraugus County. He joined the 64th New York at age 20 as a private, eventually rising to the captaincy of F company. His promotions to both first lieutenant and captain were for conspicuous bravery and gallantry in battle. The monument was dedicated in July 1894 and erected by the surviving members of the regiment. Marks the location where Captain Henry Fuller was killed on July 2, 1863. Marker is a rough hewn granite monolith with a slanted, polished face that contains a bronze inscription tablet. Overall height is 2.6 feet.
Inscription: Captain Henry V. Fuller / Co. F. 64th New York Infantry / Killed July 2, 1863.
The 64th New York Infantry was also known as First Cattaraugus Regiment. During the battle of Gettysburg, it served as a member of Brooke’s Brigade in Caldwell’s Division of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac. A Fighting 300 Regiment.
Commander: Col. Daniel G. Bingham (1827-1864). Lawyer from Ellicottville. Wounded at Seven Pines and on July 2. He died of disease on July 21, 1864. Maj. Leman W. Bradley (1820-1912) took command. He was a cutlery dealer in Hudson.
Number Engaged: 221
Casualties: 15 killed, 64 wounded, 19 missing
Officers Killed at Gettysburg:
- 1st Lieutenant Willis G. Babcock, Company G, 20, of Owego, killed on July 2
- Capt. Henry V. Fuller, Company F, 20, of Little Valley, killed on July 2
- Capt. Lewis H. Alfred, Company D, 27, of Rushford, killed on July 2
- 2nd Lieutenant Ira S. Thurber, Company I, of Allegany, 30, killed on July 2
Soldiers Buried in the New York Plot of the Gettysburg National Cemetery:
- Pvt. Chester A. Caldwell, Company E, E-82
- Pvt. Levi Carpenter, Company D, B-18
- Pvt. Francis W. Howard, Company D, A-51
- Pvt. Rowland L. Ormsby, Company G, A-54
- Pvt. William E. Owen, Company E, E-85
- Pvt. John Salsbury, Company E, A-67
- Cpl. George Smith, Company I, A-71
- Cpl. Edward Stone, Jr., Company D, A-50
After Action Report: After Action Report of Maj. Leman W. Bradley (will open a pop up window).
Raised: Cattaraugus, Allegheny, and Tompkins counties.
Regimental History ~ Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion:
Organized at Elmira, N.Y., September 10 to December 10, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 10, 1861. Attached to Casey’s Provisional Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. Howard’s Brigade, Sumner’s Division. Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.–Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March. 1865. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Ordered to the Peninsula, Virginia, March. Siege of Yorktown April 16-May 4. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Gaines’ Mill June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison’s Landing until August 16. Moved to Fort Monroe, thence to Alexandria and Centreville August 16-30. Cover retreat of Pope’s army to Washington, D.C., August 31-September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., September 22 to October 29. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth until April 27, 1863. “Mud March” January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At and near Stevensburg, Va.. until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, or “Bloody Angle,” May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream’s Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher’s Run December 9-10. Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins’ House March 25, Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher’s Run or Boydton Road March 29-31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor’s Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 14, 1865. Regiment lost during service 13 Officers and 160 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 292.
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