About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? Sept. 2, 1889.
What is it made out of? Sculpture: Quincy granite with bronze elements; Base: granite.
What size is it? Sculpture: approx. H. 12 ft. 1 in.; Base: approx. W. 6 ft. 3 in. x D. 6 ft. 3 in.
Who made it? Frederick & Field, fabricator.
What does it depict? Monument consists of a tapered, tiered pedestal topped with a snare drum, knapsack and draped flag. Bronze elements include a trefoil on the front and reverse sides and a round tondo on the front. Monument that has two flanking markers. Monument is a three-part stepped granite shaft topped with a flag-draped drum and haversack and set on a 6.3 foot square stepped base. The second part of the shaft contains a bronze medallion above excised letters and the third section has excised polished letters on the face and bronze tablets on the sides. Flanking markers are one foot square.
What does it honor? It marks the position held by the 10th New York Infantry on July 3, 1863 when acting as provost guard for Alexander Hays’ Division.
How is it inscribed? MUSTERED IN APRIL 27TH 1861/AT N.Y. CITY FOR 2 YEARS./MUSTERED OUT MAY 7TH 1863/RE-ORGANIZED AS/10TH BATTALION/NEW YORK INFANTRY/APRIL 26TH 1863/MUSTERED OUT JUNE 30TH 1865/HELD THIS POSITION/WITH 8 OFFICERS AND/90 ENLISTED MEN, AS/PROVOST GUARD,/HAYS DIVISION,/DURING PICKETT’S CHARGE,/JULY 3RD 1863/CASUALTIES,/KILLED 2, WOUNDED 4./PARTICIPATED/IN ALL THE CAMPAIGNS/OF THE ARMY OF THE/POTOMAC
When was this photograph taken? November 17, 2011.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, Hancock Avenue, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. Located along the route of former Meade Avenue.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? No.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been moved or materially altered.
Commander: Maj. George F. Hopper (1824-1891). Paper hanger and volunteer fireman from New York City.
Number Engaged: 98 men
Casualties: 2 killed, 4 wounded
Soldiers Buried in the New Jersey Plot of the Gettysburg National Cemetery:
- Pvt. John T. McCormick, Company D, C-61
- Pvt. David McGill, Company A, C-32
After Action Report: After Action Report of Maj. George F. Hopper (will open a pop up window).
Raised: New York City
Regimental History ~ Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion:
Organized at New York City April 27 to May 2, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., June 6, 1861. Attached to Fortress Monroe and Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.–Duty at Camp Hamilton, Va., until May, 1862. Occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth May 10 and duty there until June 7. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula, Va. Operations against Stuart June 13-15. Old Church June 13. Seven days before Richmond, Va., June 25-July 1. Gaines Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison’s Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford and Shepherdstown September 19-20. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Provost guard for Sumner’s Grand Division December 7-24. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March,” January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Provost Guard, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, April 27 to June 14. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Blackburn’s Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton’s Ford 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; Laurel Hill May 8; Po River May 10; 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 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. Mine Explosion July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream’s Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, October 27-28. Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins’ House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Crow’s House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor’s Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. March to Washington, D. C, May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 30, 1865. Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease. Total 201.
New York at Gettysburg
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