About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? June 13, 1888.
What is it made out of? Barre granite with bronze tondo.
What size is it? Approx. 11 ft. 3 in. x 6 ft. x 6 ft.
Who made it? Francis & Company, fabricator.
What does it depict? Monument consists of a die with rough-hewn edges and smooth faces in the centers. It stands on a low rough-hewn base and has a “shingled” or layered cap. A four-sided cross, the Corps insignia tops the cap at its apex. A relief of the New York State Seal is affixed to the front. Monument is a rough cut granite shaft with a pyramid cap containing the corps insignia and set on a six foot square rough cut base that has a recessed finished stone with polished excised letters. The shaft has a recessed finished and bronze medallion of the west face and excised inscriptions on the north and east sides. Overall height is 11.3 feet. Flanking marker on the right is one foot square.
What does it honor? It marks the position occupied by the 122nd New York Infantry after 9:00 A.M. on July 3, 1863.
How is it inscribed? ASSISTED IN/REPULSING THE ATTACK/ON THE MORNING OF/JULY 3, 1863,/LOSS/KILLED 10/WOUNDED 34.
When was this photograph taken? December 10, 2011.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, Slocum Avenue, Culp’s Hill, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. Located on the east side of Slocum Avenue.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? Located on extended tour route that includes Culp’s Hill.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been changed or materially altered.
Commander: Col. Silas Titus (1811-1899). Lumber dealer in Syracuse.
Number Engaged: 456
Casualties: 10 killed, 32 wounded, 2 missing.
Soldiers Buried in the New York Plot of the Gettysburg National Cemetery:
- Pvt. Stephen Blake, Company B, A-92
- Pvt. John Cain, Company K, D-62
- Cpl. Daniel Casey, Company G, C-109
- Pvt. Patrick Fanning, Company C, E-29
- Cpl. Hiram G. Hilts, Company C, E-28
- Pvt. Dennis McCarthy, Company K, B-74
- Pvt. Carlton Sanders, Company H, D-61
- Pvt. James W. Wickham, Company E, E-31
Raised: Onondaga County
Regimental History ~ Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion:
Organized at Syracuse, N. Y, and mustered in August 28, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 31, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Johnson’s Island, Ohio, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.–Maryland Campaign September 6-22, 1862. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 20. Moved to Stafford Court House, Va., October 20-November 18, and to Belle Plains December 5. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth, Va., until April, 1863. “Mud March” January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin’s Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks’ Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at and near Brandy Station until January, 1864. On detached duty at Johnson’s Island, Lake Erie, until March. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, “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 17-18. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D. C, July 9-11. Repulse of Early’s attack on Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Expedition to Snicker’s Gap, Va., July 14-23. Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Gilbert’s Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher’s Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 12, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor’s Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville until April 23. March to Danville, Va., April 23-27, and duty there until May 24. March to Richmond, thence to Washington, D.C., May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 28, 1865. Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 85 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 85 Enlisted men by disease. Total 179.
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