Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War
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122nd New York
Volunteer Infantry Regiment

"Third Onondaga Regiment"

 

Sixth Corps HQ Flag Third Division, Sixth Corps Flag

 

The monument to the 122nd New York is southeast of Gettysburg on Culp's Hill along Slocum Avenue. (39.817933° N, 77.219274° W; map) It was dedicated by the State of New York in 1888.

 

The monument is topped by the cross that is the symbol of the Union 6th Army Corps and is fronted with a bronze of the Seal of the State of New York.

The 122nd New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Silas Titus and brought 456 men to the field.

 

 

From the front of the monument:

 

122nd. N.Y. Inf'y.
6th Army Corps

 

From the rear:

Assisted in
repulsing the attack
on the morning of
July 3, 1863.
Loss
killed 10,
wounded 34.

 

From the right side:

3d Division

 

From the left side:

1st Brigade

Organized
Onondaga Co.
New York,
mustered into service
at Syracuse, N.Y.
August 28, 1862.
Served continuously
with the
Sixth Corps
until the close
of the war.

 

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