About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? 1890.
What is it made out of? Sculpture: Oak Hill granite with bronze elements; Base: Gettysburg granite.
What size is it? Sculpture: approx. H. 12 ft. 6 in.; Base: approx. W. 6 ft. x D. 6 ft.
Who made it? New England Monument Company, fabricator.
What does it depict? Vertical, rectangular monument has an apexed cap and a rough-hewn base. The Corps star insignia is on the upper front face, and a relief of the New York State Seal is just below it.
What does it honor? It marks the position occupied by the 145th New York Infantry on July 2 & 3, 1863.
How is it inscribed? 45TH. N.Y. INFY./1ST. BRIG. 1ST. DIV./12TH CORPS./JULY 2 3, 1863.
When was this photograph taken? September 25, 2010.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, East side of Slocum Avenue, above Spangler Spring, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325.
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 moved or materially altered.
The 145th New York Infantry was also known as Stanton Legion. During the battle of Gettysburg, it served as a member of McDougall’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac.
Commander: Col. Edward L. Price (1844-1922). Born in New York City. Wounded at Chancellorsville.
Number Engaged: 245
Casualties: 1 killed, 9 wounded
Soldiers Buried in the New York Plot of the Gettysburg National Cemetery:
- Pvt. John Rielly, Company C, E-49
- Pvt. Winfield W. Scott, Company C, A-136
After Action Report: After Action Report (will open a pop up window).
Raised: New York City
Regimental History ~ Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion:
Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Left State for Washington, D, C., and Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., September 27, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, May, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863.
SERVICE.–Duty at Bolivar Heights, Md., until December, 1862. Reconnaissance to Rippon, W. Va., November 9. Expedition to Winchester and Skirmishes at Charlestown and Berryville December 2-6. March to Fairfax Station, Va., December 10-14, and duty there until January 19, 1863. Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March,” January 20-24. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At Raccoon Ford, Va., until September. Movement to Stevenson, Ala., September 24-October 4. Duty along Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until December. Regiment disbanded December 9, 1863, and men transferred to 107th, 123rd and 150th New York Infantry. Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 50.
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